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In his latest column, ‘A Different Light’, Jonny Wilkinson shares his ruminations on the ethical minefield of the End of Life Choice Bill currently before Parliament. More Information
"January is a gone burger and, sadly, so is the holiday absence of routine." Jonny Wilkinson's latest column for the Northern Advocate looks at the recurring debate around the meaning, and the name, of Waitangi Day and how much the day's controversy has become a familiar part of our return to life's routine after the summer break. More Information
"This ‘Good times turn bad and then good again’ process is one with which I have a long acquaintance." In his latest column for the Northern Advocate, Jonny Wilkinson takes us through some of his own recollections of happy moments shifting into ones of mortifying embarrassment or mortal peril, and shares his ideas on what turns things back around again. More Information
So here we are at the end of the year and I am going to do what columnist do when inspiration is at drought conditions, I am going to look back at the year that was by plagiaristic means.
In March I embraced the concept of lowballs and highballs. ‘Don’t lowball me, man!’ is a phrase I that I picked up from the goofball character played by Owen Wilson in the middle age male slapstick movie.
So let’s review the Year’s lowballs and highballs trotted out in my column…
It can be a cruel twist of fate – the way in which Time seems to speed up, the older you get.
Jonny Wilkinson talks about time passing and what changes he has seen with time in his latest column for the Northern Advocate, published 9 December 2017 More Information
A Different Light - Jonny's column published in the Northern Advocate, 48Hours Saturday 25th November 2017 - Stephen Hawking is the poster boy for assistive technology – now we have a Northland woman making massive strides using similar technology. More Information
"So, what forward thinking restaurateur or bar owner, community group, CBD landlord or gallery manager would like to fill an empty wall or two with some stunning photographic work that celebrates sexuality and disability?"
Jonny Wilkinson's latest Northern Advocate article - A Different Light, 48Hours Saturday 11th December, 2017 More Information
Jonny's latest column - Northern Advocate, 48Hours, Saturday 28th October 2017. More Information
Jonny's latest column - Northern Advocate, 48 Hours, Saturday October 14th - These life-and-death concepts were brought into a sharper focus with the news of the death of the 66-year-old rocker with a special place in our household, Tom Petty. More Information
Jonny's latest column, A Different Light, as published by the Northern Advocate - 48 Hours - Saturday 30th September. More Information
Jonny's latest column - Northern Advocate, 48Hours, 16th September 2017. "Was it a badly thought out plan to gain street cred? Or was she just sick of it and wanted to take a break subconsiously?" More Information
Jonny Wilkinson's early morning rowing routine inspires a call to action - as published in the Northern Advocate, Saturday 2nd September 2017. More Information
Jonny Wilkinson shines a different light on the price of coffee - The Northern Advocate, 48Hours - Saturday 19th August, 2017 More Information
Just when I thought New Zealand politics was becoming painfully predictable my little pony gallops past the post with seven weeks to go.
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"When you hit 50, it's like being trapped in a run-away bobsled to hell." Jonny's latest column! More Information