Posts Tagged ‘nz’

This TPP…

Written By: - Date published: 11:19 am, November 8th, 2017 - 68 comments

Some aspects of the TPP no-one’s mentioning.

Have a Drink Hoss!

Written By: - Date published: 10:26 am, October 21st, 2015 - 55 comments

So, by my understanding, in ‘three party’* Canada, the New Democratic Party sought the center and nosedived. Simultaneously, the Liberals moved left and soared. In ‘two party’ England and Wales, Labour sought the center and bumbled and scraped the ground looking for lift off. Meanwhile, in the very same election in ‘three party’ Scotland where […]

Saveloy Soup! Anyone?

Written By: - Date published: 6:17 am, May 12th, 2012 - 58 comments

Seems as though Dicken’s Oliver character was an ungrateful little ingrate who actually had it pretty good, all things considered. Gruel has to beat left over savaloy water, no?

Reflected by the internet

Written By: - Date published: 2:02 pm, June 23rd, 2008 - 2 comments

Clayton Cubitt (friend of one of the editors of BoingBoing) has recently visited NZ. He’s posted some fantastic visual material to his tumblr site including the video below – a short interview with Vic Taurewa Biddle. More of Clayton’s Kiwi content here but (warning) it’s not a permalink so you might have to page back and forward […]

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