Friends are best when they're just up the road, writes Hadyn Jones.
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OPINION: Children have invaded every cranny of Hadyn Jones' life - even Facebook.
Let's be honest, what's the hurry when minor surgery is calling in a very sensitive area?
OPINION: Marriage brings families together, but it also pulls them apart a little, writes Hadyn Jones.
OPINION: A house with three kids under 4 is a zoo, and the zookeeper cannot afford to be hung over.
OPINION: I felt quite ashamed the other night. The problem was me. I'd just inhaled a $4 pottle of chips and put my $7.50 beer down so I could stand up and belt out the national anthem unimpeded.
OPINION: It was one of those weeks - the desk collapsed, the computer broke, children were sick, and the car radio broke.
When it comes to saying what you think, Hadyn Jones says he'd rather be polite.
Old mates are like diamonds - they're something to treasure.
OPINION: Richie McCaw and I are pretty tight. Sure, it's been six years and when we met the other day he called me Hamish but, hey, that's nothing. When you are old friends, you let those minor mistakes slide.
Broadcasting's a competitive business, so a little bit of envy is only natural.
Post-marriage romantic malaise cannot be blamed solely on children.
OPINION: Is the damage alcohol does to ourselves and society really worth it?
A hankering for how things work can lead to impractical decisions.
Crying at emotional moment is a worrying new trend - and the kids are definitely to blame.
OPINION: We all have weaknesses, something or someone we can't say no to. The one I have tried hardest to conquer is my love of potato chips.
OPINION: A fatherless childhood is full of painful absences, writes Hadyn Jones.
OPINION: It used to be so much easier to be blissfully ignorant about sex, writes Hadyn Jones.
OPINION: The closest I got to the Olympics was a toilet hand drier, writes Hadyn Jones.
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OPINION: Having manners in a provincial town is a good strategy, writes Hadyn Jones.