another roadside attraction...
Meanwhile down south a ways, in that Tiny Emirate Manufacturing Useful Kaolithic Artefacts, (aka Temuka)...
'Stele' by Helm Ruifrok - 'inspired by the challenge of life, DNA spirals and optical effects. We live in exciting times, yet we are still human beings and find life challenging."
Here roadside art is supported and watched over by the locals - The Jolly Potter publican popped over when he saw us taking photos, to say that it usually looks better, with a glowing spiral curve but vandals have knocked it out of whack, but he has them on his CCTV, and is working towards getting it fixed properly, heartening to see that level of community engagement.
(this particular installation was sponsored by locally-owned electricity distribution grid network, Alpine Energy.
This was part of the 2009 Meridian Heartland Sculpture Challenge, one hopes a half sold-off Meridian will still be supporting the local arts community, further down the track...
Flight mode or Roman?
In lieu of less people's unions, more binding tribunes perhaps?
(ps: I'll work for salt!)
Serco Server Farms?
We are quite literally worth more dead than alive…
Oh, I think the Powers-that-be might have Private Prisons, ready to use you as cheap labour for a while, first...
I don’t get out much, but…
Those small bars…
Chchch update: The Last Word has opened in the newly opened New Regent St (run by the same good folk who brought you the Darkroom Bar* in St Asaph st – by Galaxy Records ) – even the ‘opposition’ like them (Johnny Moore runs Smash Palace )!
*Zen Mantra, Salad Boys, Villain play the Darkroom tonight (saturday 18 May)
getting it off your chest...
Well said, sir!
Education is more than a luxury;
it is a responsibility that society owes to itself.
What size T-shirt does Hekia Parata take?
Art & the real McCoy...
Dance marathons and the like were huge in the 20s and 30s...
...they shoot artists don't they?
it's all a glib shillen (anag 4, 7)
...these people wouldn’t know good faith if it bit them on the arse.
I quail at the gall of Bill English's glib Gotcha! :
"...he expects discussion with councils about the supply of more housing will be tense, because they were not headed in that direction."
Bill, I think you can add the Education Sector and most of the sentient populace to the list of folk who had no idea what 'directions' you and your morally rudderless buddies might divert us in...