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Giancarlo Esposito – Breaking Bad  – Profile







It is the delicate touches that so often define a great screen character – Marlon Brando and oranges in The Godfather, Robert de Niro’s “Are you looking at me?” in Taxi Driver, and in the multi-award-winning Breaking Bad, Giancarlo Esposito straightening Gustavo “Gus” Fring’s tie before his character’s gruesome death.


Ethical Fashion





Adrienne Kohler embarks on an odyssey to buy ethical clothes, but finds many wonder who the ‘mad woman’ is.


Living in the app of luxury


With more than a million apps available for Apple products alone, the world of mobile applications is ever expanding, and can even change your life, writes Adrienne Kohler

Social issues

Unhealthy living

We spend 70 percent of our time in our homes, yet many New Zealand homes have been shown to be up to 6 degrees below the WHO’s suggested minimum indoor temperature of 18 degrees. That can’t be good.


Simply Samoa

Palm-fringed beaches and tropical rainforests merge in Savai’i, writes Adrienne Kohler

“Explore Tafua Crater for five tala“, the sign says in faded red-and-blue writing. The volcanic cone on offer looms over us swathed in tropical rainforest and, as it seems a little daunting, we ask our guide Latu if we can do it Jandals.

“Sure. No problem, it is only a five-minute climb,” he says.

I’m not altogether convinced.

Animal Voice – SPCA

War Horses

A century on from the start of World War I, a style
of warfare that was largely dependent on animals is
fading from living memory. Today war is waged by
drones launched from afar, but back then animals
were an essential part of the war machine, especially
horses, mules, and donkeys.

SPCA – War animals


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