Posts by Ian Dalziel

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  • Hard News: Word of the Year 2014: The Vote,

    rearguard action...

    WOTY “seems to have become a partisan exercise
    in political point scoring.”

    That's so true, and what did the poor 'Right' ever do to us to deserve that, eh?
    This joyless Dexter Division dearth will be the death of us....
    It does get in,
    porous....

    Christchurch • Since Dec 2006 • 5192 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: Friday Music: Everybody Loves…,

    The drawing room, part papered , part panelled...
    In case anyone missed it - a great interview with Dylan Horrocks about his new graphic novel Sam Zabel And The Magic Pen and things...

    According to The Herald he apparently spent some time in the dense bush of West Auckland as a child ...

    ...when I was nine or ten, and I spent a few months living in Boganville with my mother, because she was a social anthropologist doing field work there, and we lived in a village in the bush for a while.

    Heh!

    also of passing interest to Kiwi comic fans is Adrian Kinnaird's top ten covers gallery.

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  • Hard News: Dirty Politics,

    the rise and rise of Arnold Rimmer*...
    Stuff conducts an education quiz with ACT's one man band...

    RESULT: Our pupil has scraped in with a C, scoring 5 out of 10. While he claimed many questions had nothing to do with him - "you're asking me about another party's policy, outside of my delegation" - it's fair to say the party leader should do his homework. "Could do better" springs to mind.

    Ummm David, that 'other party' is the one you got into bed with, which runs the Ministry you are a parliamentary under-secretary of...

    *I can't wait for his new comedy series Blue Dwarf

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  • Capture: Movement, in reply to Nora Leggs,

    Strolling gull

    Miro Miro on the wall...

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  • Hard News: Word of the Year 2014: The Vote, in reply to Alistair McBride,

    GoProactive

    I’m curious too as to what the opposite would be...

    of that provocative relationship...
    - inert share?
    - staticstasy?
    - passive civility?
    - conjuggle rites?

    Liturgid love...
    "he may be in the same songbook,
    but he's just not into hymns..."

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  • Hard News: Friday Music: Everybody Loves…,

    Nellie famous… RIP
    Sad news. I hadn’t heard that Neil had died (Dec 6), last time we talked we’d planned to get together to photograph his Androidss posters for a card set and posterity.

    His funeral notice is in The Press today
    1pm, Tuesday 16th Dec
    at Academy Funeral Services Chapel
    65 Main South Road, Upper Riccarton

    contact Spence Family c/o PO Box 11101, Chchch 8443

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  • Speaker: Inequality: Too big to ignore, in reply to BenWilson,

    curve dare...

    It never really makes any claim about where that local maximum point is, nor does it give a method by which it could be found.

    Maybe they're just having a laffer...
    ;- )
    <hat/door>

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  • Speaker: Inequality: Too big to ignore,

    Attachment

    from the other John Key(nes)...

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  • Speaker: Inequality: Too big to ignore, in reply to steve black,

    I tried to link to the audio of this earlier but it wasn’t visible to me. Now I feel I should post this even though I haven’t found the link.

    is this the one?
    Economics experts on OECD report from this morning...

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  • Hard News: Public Address Word of the…, in reply to giovanni tiso,

    St Nicky…. wonder worder

    hageraphobia

    I came up with hageriography some time ago,
    which is writing about bad people
    (as opposed to hagiography, natch)

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