Max Olijnyk

American holiday part two: New York

As mentioned in my LA blog, I had intentions of keeping a travel diary during my ten days or so in New York, but all that fell out the window as soon as I got there. It really is a fantastic place, more exciting and endlessly fascinating than anywhere I’ve been, but it is so involving, so…

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American holiday part one: Los Angeles

I’ve just returned from a couple of weeks stateside. What follows is some photos, a clip and some observations from my time in LA, which bookended my New York trip. The words are some excerpts from my travel diary, which I kept faithfully for three days before landing in New York and letting everything go out…

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Some Stories pre-order

I wrote some stories and put them together with some others that I already wrote, and realised I had enough for a (little) book. The cover I came up with was sort of funny, but in the end I asked Ed if he could do it. Not only did he come up with a great…

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Treetops and Bananaman

The two campervans are a permanent fixture to the Treetops carpark. They’re bigger than campervans, actually – they’re homes on wheels. I’ve seen the curtains move, so I know they’re inhabited. I wonder what the deal is, who the people are, if the council minds. It does seem like a little tucked-away part of Wellington…

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Here comes pain

An interview with Illegal Civilization’s Mikey Alfred

A Very Loving Taxonomy Of ABC’s ‘The Late Show’

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Acclaim for Bluey



Nearly four years ago, on my birthday, well, the day after my birthday, we were strolling around a fancy part of old London town, walking past cafes where Kiera Knightley is a regular and looking in the windows of fancy shops, all the while being warned off buying anything by our host…

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