The degradation of university degrees over my life-time, is tragic. Readers familiar with my novel of 20 years back, “Degrees For Everyone” will understand. Consider this.
A recent lengthy article in Wellington’s Post newspaper by Julie Jacobson headed “Council offers rich-lister’s support to secure tenants” left me incredulous.
The election campaign grinds boringly on notwithstanding the ultimate outcome is not in doubt, namely a change of government.
A few months after the shock 2016 Presidential election which contrary to all polls saw Trump in the White House, English born Canadian novelist Tom Rachman wrote a smart-alecky novella which was to bounce badly on him. He called it “Basket of Deplorables”, this title based on Hilary’s undiplomatic but accurate description of Trump supporters as deplorables.
I tuned in to TV One on Tuesday night for the debate, that in itself a rare event, indeed probably the first time this year that I’ve viewed TVNZ. But not for long. I lasted 10 minutes.