Last year we were joking in the office (I work at Tauranga City Council) about what our workplace might be like if it were an episode of Glee. Naturally I went home that night and started turning the joke into reality. This is the sort of insane thing I do to keep myself sane. I returned to work the next day with a 2 minute demo and from there it couldn’t help but evolve into something much larger. For the grumpy ratepayers among you, be assured that the 50+ hours I spent on this was done entirely in my own (and my long suffering wife’s!) time. Hard to believe I put this much effort into such a niche production. I am either a supreme nerd or a tortured genius. Who cares. My colleagues thought this was funny and that is reward enough.
Later my brilliant friend and colleague Natalie turned it into a power point presentation which we’ve since tidied up in video land. So here it is, possibly the world’s first local government musical. With nods and apologies to various sources.