A Press Release; NZ, just because:

New Series by NZ writer Ged Maybury Once described as “our county's leading writer in this field”*, Christchurch sci-fi writer Ged Maybury effectively disappeared after 15 years and 12 successful children's books – two of which made the finals of the NZ Children's Book of the Year Awards (1994, 2001). Now he is back with …

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Manning the Troll Gate

What's going on? I keep hearing about an organisation and everything about it is derogatory, inflammatory, or just plain gob-smacking. I always hear about it via the numerous online channels I follow.  It goes like this: 1) Some guy (an 'activist') makes a remark or takes an action about women, or feminism, or feminists, or …

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“Your injuries are important to us. Your ambulance will arrive in .. 22 .. minutes”

There was another crash on the Pacific Motorway this morning. Traffic was backed up for a good 10 km in one direction, and 15 in the other. The longest queue was on the non-crash side. According to the media: People were slowing down to look.  I say 'Bollocks'. I've driven past a 'fresh' crash. It had just …

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