My dopamine releasing activities


100 gigs challenge

2017 Billy T Round Up

The Billy T Award is possibly the most well-known award in New Zealand comedy. The winner receives the famous ‘yellow towel’, a small grant, and a lot of prestige. Every year, many up-and-coming comedians spend a significant amount of time... Continue Reading →


Some of you have noticed that I haven't written a lot over the last couple of months. To be honest, even though I have still been going to gigs (semi) regularly and taking notes I just haven't had the time to... Continue Reading →

#3: Shambles and GROMz @ Meow

Meow is almost at capacity tonight, it’s a young crowd and there are plenty of Dunedin students who are home for the holidays. Both bands have a decent following down South and it quickly becomes clear why they have such... Continue Reading →

#2: Sea Mouse & Nation @ San Fran

#1: Summer fun, bands, & holiday heaven @ Valhalla

Over the last year or so I have had some of my favourite nights at Valhalla - they consistently put on great, well-priced line-ups, and tonight was no exception. Four bands, each of whom had their own distinct sound and... Continue Reading →

Secondary Challenge – 100 different bands

Part of the reason I accepted The Challenge was so that I could see a bunch of different bands. I need to break out of my little comfort zone and find some new and exciting music. So this post is just... Continue Reading →

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2017 – The Challenge

Here is my plan to help me get through 2017 - it is likely to be a hard one for me for various reasons so I need to increase my dopamine levels regularly.

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