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Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

Hopefully you have noticed lately that I am not the only one talking rubbish around here anymore! Much to my delight John Palethorpe, a well-respected and established political blogger on his own Shinbone Star website, has generously agreed to come aboard and indulge his football passion on in-the-back-of-the.net. He started […]

A pat on the back

As a general rule I think self-congratulatory blog posts masquerading as ‘thank you dear readers, I do it all for you’ type nonsense tends towards the rather naff. Which is why I very seldom do such things. But one little indulgence can’t hurt, can it? It should come as little […]

Getting the boot

Ever since they made their debut a few months back, the first generation in-the-back-of-the.net t-shirts have been selling like hotcakes! Thanks mum, and the three others who have bought them. In all seriousness, sales so far have provided a princely profit of $25, which ain’t nothing – it’s almost enough […]

The next chapter

When I started in-the-back-of-the.net, the original idea was that it would eventually become a group blog. I wanted this to be a place where other New Zealand footballaholics could come and express themselves via the written word and/or read about the beautiful game from a New Zealand perspective. This was […]

Fashion statement

Two things have been happening a bit lately. One is people telling me that there should be in-the-back-of-the.net t-shirts. The other is my bank balance telling me I should really try to find a fun way to recoup some of the costs I incur pursuing my hobby. So this is […]

New Year’s Resolutions: Take 3

It’s 2014, and as this blog enters its fourth (OMG REALLY??), yes that’s right fourth year in operation, the time has come to once again evaluate how things are going and set some objectives for the new year ahead. This is the third time I have carried out this exercise, […]