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RUGBY

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.

GLOBAL WARMING

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.

ANOTHER APPROPRIATE TREMAIN

BICYCLE CONSPIRACY THEORY

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.

ILLITERACY BARBARISM

Scanning the web I read this outrage on the NZ Herald site.

Quote: “A respected businessman allegedly pilfered … and spent the money on he and his wife’s …“

and further, “the man is also accused of overpaying he and his wife by …”