Posts by andin

  • Hard News: Friday Music: Fickle Rock,

    " mongrel music made up of European, Caribbean and African echoes, all mating on American shores."
    Sounds like musical heaven to me, but Gunslinger sez it was "musical anarchy and evidence of a recurrence of the primitive impulses"
    Looks like a good read, if depressing in a wider sense.
    How much longer will the suited lunatics run the asylum. Until its a burned out shell? and a wealthy few sit in gated comfort.
    Won't matter then will it!

    raglan • Since Mar 2007 • 1242 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: Friday Music: Auckland…, in reply to Nora Leggs,

    Are you really 175 years old?!

    And still light on the feet, but the bus’s cater only for commuters and commuter rail should have been made an option 60 yrs ago and local pollies are talking double dutch
    There’s a song in that….

    raglan • Since Mar 2007 • 1242 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: Friday Music: Wild in the…,

    it really doesn’t seem that fear was well-founded

    Those unfounded fears mmmm...
    Thats all some pe-ople live for... poor bastards.
    Give up yer job, and live a little... wont hurt ya.
    Yes flippant, I know
    but we're all gunna die
    Some just cant work that out.
    As for ISIS the fools think they get a life after death
    and all the raisins they can eat
    SUCKERS...
    There'll be a bit a funk at Ruapuke, which is a beautiful spot.
    Just in case you dont know.

    raglan • Since Mar 2007 • 1242 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: Friday Music: Good ideas that…, in reply to Joe Wylie,

    financially astute

    Yep keeping the door charges was a financial must

    raglan • Since Mar 2007 • 1242 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: Friday Music: Good ideas that…, in reply to Simon Grigg,

    Did stuff go down?

    Jaysus I was working myself to exhaustion, and a puffett at the end of the day was heaven. As for anything else, Shit! who had time or energy.
    But there was that one time at a Charley Gray organised gig somewhere


    Pity I worked for the oppostion? I guess back then
    later tho' Moods was fun in Syderrs ... and Cockroaches paid well
    And the 'circuit" was even BIGGER

    raglan • Since Mar 2007 • 1242 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: Prague, in reply to Russell Brown,

    Slovaks. They were like the cousins you didn’t talk about any more.

    My guess is it probably dates from Austro-Hungarian empire days. And in WWII being a Nazi puppet state wouldnt have helped either.

    raglan • Since Mar 2007 • 1242 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: Incomplete, inaccurate and misleading, in reply to Caleb D'Anvers,

    no one has to think too hard,

    Funny some dont see a correlation between thinking and talking.
    As if the mouth were autonomous

    raglan • Since Mar 2007 • 1242 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: Prague,

    Havent had the first snow yet by the look of the piccies, still must be nippy out

    raglan • Since Mar 2007 • 1242 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: Garbage in, garbage out, in reply to Tinakori,

    empirically based observation in other words.

    its still only anecdotal, no matter how you see it, based on your experience.
    Numeracy is not occupation based...

    raglan • Since Mar 2007 • 1242 posts Report Reply

  • Hard News: Garbage in, garbage out, in reply to Tinakori,

    Journalists are notoriously innumerate and people who are good at numbers are not often good writers.

    Any other broad strokes of your brush you'd like to share, Hmmm?

    raglan • Since Mar 2007 • 1242 posts Report Reply

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