OPTIMISM

Is there any limit to human optimism? I mention that first in respect of a new high-rise hotel currently off and on being constructed in a desolate site in Lower Hutt’s CBD. The hotel is reportedly targeting tourists.  So why would tourists go to Lower Hutt?

READ and WEEP

The tragic letter below appeared in the Herald last week and has been a source of much amusing conjecture in my office and with visitors.

Bob

WHO DUNNIT?

The America This Week television show has pulled an edition in which a lawyer and an associate argue Dr Anthony Fauci personally manufactured the coronavirus and shipped it to China.

ADVICE TO CLAIRE TREVETT

Journalists are supposed to provide readers with news and not seek it from them as the Herald’s parliamentary reporter Claire Trevett did today.

Specifically, she wrote “When will the sackings and scandals end?”

OK. Claire, I’ll tell you, but pay attention and write it down in case you forget.

They will end at 11 minutes past midday on the second Thursday next August.