GOD MOVING IN MYSTERIOUS WAYS (Again)

“At least 10 killed and over a hundred injured,” so the report goes about an Ethiopian Christian Festival disaster. Apparently during prayers, God, master of the universe and all that occurs, allowed a stand to collapse. The question is why?

PATRICK SMELLIE EXPOSED

So, Patrick Smellie denies he’s a line-dancing enthusiast, notwithstanding his current office as President of the Horowhenua Line-Dancing Association. What can we conclude from this? Is he embarrassed? Well, as a life-long intuitive Epicurean I make no judgement on Patrick’s tastes, in line with my philosophy of each to their own.

JOURNALIST INCOMPETENCE

Finance writer Brian Gaynor has written a farewell final NZ Herald column, this although he doesn’t say so, because he’s teamed up with Patrick Smellie who I gather shares Gaynor’s twin passions for line-dancing and collecting the Bradford Exchange’s products. They’ve launched a business website aiming to put the final death-knell to the now fast fading National Business Review.

FASHION FOOLISHNESS

Recently the Stuff website interviewed an Auckland bloke discussing his homelessness and transsexuality. Despite looking and sounding male for the very good reason, despite growing his hair long, that he is a male, the Stuff site referred to him as “she”. This is absurd.

STATING THE OBVIOUS NEWS HEADING

“Trump is a clown”, the Stuff website offered in a heading.

What fresh scoop revelations can we expect? “Tuesday follows Monday” perhaps.