Leisle Grant began her TV career in front of the camera as co-host of the successful Channel 31 (C31) Sydney show Chaos TV. She moved on to produce and present weekly comedy segments for Chaos as well as a weekly C31 show, ‘Community Focus’ highlighting people doing inspiring things in their local communities.
In the beginning, driving between Napier and Taupo (on State Highway 5) is sort of like playing snakes and ladders. It requires alot of concentration due to the serpentine nature of the hills around Te Haroto particularly since
There’s something quite moment-defining in feeling our spirits lift, soar for however long it takes us to soar on its wings and deliver us up from out of the everydayness of our lives. Don’t get me wrong, I appreciate ‘everydayness’ it’s kept my feet blessedly muddy and
Hawkes Bay where I now live is such a great place that it’s hard to believe that firstly other people don’t know that and secondly that people who live here appear diffident in their belief of that truth too! Take it from me, it IS! It’s a stunning region.
What is it about being connected, to someone, something that makes it so important to our human experience? Is it need? If that’s it, then, we’re bound to be disappointed. Needing something too much could
The thing about having and showing so much promise is that at some point in time we have to front up with the goods. Is that a truism or what?
From time to time I wonder if I met an everyday hero in the street whether I’d recognise them without their full kit on. Well, would you? Then I realise, I probably wouldn’t. Why? Because I have this caricature image in my mind of a comic book ‘super hero’ whose larger than life and able [...]
The thing about not knowing what you’ve got till its gone is a sticky truth, and one that inevitably jangles the bells in our heads when we finally get it. It’s sticky because