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From The Sideline with Ferg 548 543 The Flyer Magazine

From The Sideline with Ferg

From The SidelineWITH FERG A great couple of weeks seeing the West Indies cricket team in Queenstown and those two games at the Queenstown Events Centre. The three-day game first up and a low-key hit out for both the West Indies and New Zealand ‘A’, but more edge in the…

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Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | December/January 2020/21 2362 2362 The Flyer Magazine

Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | December/January 2020/21

All parents have a number. Number of grey hairs. Number of times you’ve sworn under your breath, before saying, “Yes Dear.” Number of opportunities to hide from the kids for five minutes. But this number is different. It’s a number your kids know as well. This number is the amount…

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From The Sideline with Ferg 548 543 The Flyer Magazine

From The Sideline with Ferg

From The SidelineWITH FERG Nice to be in Alert Level 1 and crowds back enjoying sport. Covid has taken a lot away from us and we are all adapting to sport as it exists at the moment. Thanks for the effort you have put in to help get us there.…

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Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | November 2020 2362 2362 The Flyer Magazine

Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | November 2020

So, as I sit here in the waiting room of the medical centre waiting for an x-ray after a hard game of rugby against ex-All Blacks on October 17 after the Southland Charity Hospital event in honour of my late brother, Blair, I’m reminded of a few things. At 42,…

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From The Sideline with Ferg 548 543 The Flyer Magazine

From The Sideline with Ferg

From The SidelineWITH FERG Nice to be in Alert Level 1 and crowds back enjoying sport. Covid has taken a lot away from us and we are all adapting to sport as it exists at the moment. Thanks for the effort you have put in to help get us there.…

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Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | October 2020 1602 1773 The Flyer Magazine

Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | October 2020

So another 10 weeks has rolled around and school holidays are upon us. What do you do…..? Well, I’m here to help. No, I’m not coming around to look after your kids, but here are 20 ideas to keep you going: Teach your kids to bake (starts off messy but…

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From The Sideline with Ferg 548 543 The Flyer Magazine

From The Sideline with Ferg

From The SidelineWITH FERG Nice to be back. Please take care and look out for each other. I just want to have my say about the recent incident involving Highlanders rugby players in Queenstown. I have lived here for 32 years and I have just about had enough of sports…

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Foundations in Wellbeing – September 2020 2000 1333 The Flyer Magazine

Foundations in Wellbeing – September 2020

FOUNDATIONSIN WELLBEING With Adam Chalmers To connect deeply we must slow down, breathe, feel and listen. Genuine connection is essential for our mental and emotional wellbeing and brings a vibrant richness into our lives which equips us to thrive in adversity. When did you last enjoy a meaningful connection? Connection…

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Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | September 2020 1602 1773 The Flyer Magazine

Confessions of a Queenstown Dad | September 2020

Did you do your homework last month? What’s your child’s (or children’s) love language? Now for a little game. Three Truths and a Lie: 1. “ET home phone.” 2. “No-I am your father.” 3. “Mirror, Mirror, on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?” 4. “If you build it,…

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Foundations in Wellbeing – August 2020 2000 1333 The Flyer Magazine

Foundations in Wellbeing – August 2020

FOUNDATIONSIN WELLBEING With Adam Chalmers To be well is closely tied with authenticity – showing our real face to the world. Trying to fit in with the way we perceive others want us to look, feel, and behave creates a tension within us that can only be eased through living…

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