Recent calls from predictable sources to emulate Britain and introduce a one-off “windfall tax” on petrol companies, are massively ill-considered.
Below, over two years back, my Blog, still as apt as ever.
Why must All Black coaches be so bloody dreary? Compare them with the animated European football managers, as their coaches are called, or our netball coaches and our joyous women’s rugby coaches.
A quarter of a century ago I wrote a comic novel “Full Circle.”
Last week I re-read it for the first time in at least a decade and came across this passage.
The speaker is a young oceanographer.
Recently the Guardian Weekly ran a feature on the weird phenomenon of bicycles being tossed into canals, rivers, lakes and so on. It’s literally world-wide behaviour and the article cited examples from everywhere. I’ve certainly noticed this over the years in Sydney’s Rose Bay.
What the article didn’t and couldn’t explain is why? The mind boggles at the possibilities.