Posts by JacksonP

  • Hard News: We're in this together, in reply to steven crawford,

    I want to also acknowledge Nora Legs prolific contributions there.

    Thanks for the nudge Steven.

    Yes, Nora has been a sustaining force, and her contributions are always thematically relevant and excellent quality. Much aroha Nora.

    And of course Jonathan G, who has helped maintain the space from the get go. Shot, bro. Wouldn't be doing this without your encouragement and support.

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  • Hard News: We're in this together, in reply to Danielle,

    Looking back, my first post here was now 5 years ago, during the Carly binding referendum. Still can’t work out how that didn’t win WOTY in 2009. I mean, who even is Michael LHaws?

    At times this community has sustained me, at others driven me to distraction, but it remains unique among online communities, IMhO, in that the engagement is 99% of the time delivered with good intent, and mutual respect. This is no mistake, and takes a lot of effort by the whole community. Nice work. Take the day off.

    Ahem. Love your work Russell, and thanks for letting us share in the good times.

    You can dance, if you want to.

    God damn you, Russell.

    This one’s for you too Danielle. :-)

    Auckland • Since Mar 2011 • 2172 posts Report Reply

  • Capture: Movement,

    Good morning all.

    Righto, after much deliberation, over the length of a coffee this morning, here are my top ten.

    Kebabette – windblown
    Lara – upside down Sam.
    Gareth – Takeaway lunch.
    Nora- Gulls.
    Lilth – amazing waves.
    David Hood – shooting through the sprinkler.
    Bruce Buckman – Gannet at Muriwai.
    Shaun Scott – A merry go around?
    Ross McA – Fire Away.
    Reg Feuz – Late night Courtenay Place. (With a number of creditable late entries – nice work Reg).


    Then I put the list in this randomiser thingy, and the winner is…

    Shaun Scott from Dunedin!

    Shaun, could you hit reply in the post and send me your delivery details. Cheers.

    Thanks everyone for your entries, and wishing you all a wonderful, and cake-filled, Christmas.

    Capture away.

    Auckland • Since Mar 2011 • 2172 posts Report Reply

  • Capture: Movement, in reply to ChrisW,

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    bandit’s turning getaway

    This squirrel wouldn’t stand still for long either, but managed to grab a couple on the hoof.

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  • Hard News: Word of the Year 2014: The Vote, in reply to Soon Lee,

    So meta.

    Wow, indeed it is. And I was like...

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  • Capture: Movement, in reply to Troy Rawhiti-Forbes,

    The Ghost of Business Past has an intense race against a wagon.

    Thanks for posting this Troy. Told you it would fit in nicely. :-)

    And Gareth, I might have to put a warning in the post now. “Bunnies may have been harmed in the making of…" etc. Yikes.

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  • Up Front: Adric and the Art of Asking,

    I should check my 'Isis Knot Privilege', but I'm so excited everyone else gets to read this wonderful book.

    Emma, if there is anything we could do to help you in your coming months of trials and tribulations, I do hope you would ask.

    Arohanui.

    perhaps the ability to reach through the internet and slap people with fish or something similar

    Didn't we trademark the 'Emma Slap™ ' some time ago? :-)

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  • Hard News: Public Address Word of the…,

    #Ferguson.

    #ICantBreathe

    MH17

    MH370

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  • Capture: Movement, in reply to Lilith __,

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    ZOMG, peonies?

    sun rockets

    Nice.

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  • Hard News: Friday Music: Memories of a…, in reply to Russell Brown,

    Nick Cave tickets

    I managed to squeeze myself in to the Sunday show.

    I'm still enjoying the latest album, and looking forward to seeing this live.

    Push The Sky Away.

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