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WHY THE GOVERNMENT WILL FALL IN 2023

I’m old enough to vividly remember every election since 1949, which ushered in the first National government.

IGNORANCE

Professional gloomster Bernard Hickey, who it will be recalled spectacularly wrongly picked an imminent Auckland house price crash a decade back and sold up saying he would shift to Wellington, is at it again.

REALITY

The Guardian Weekly ran an amusing cartoon recently.

OUR HERMIT KINGDOM

A thought-inducing story for gullible New Zealander’s appeared in Britain’s Financial Times.

SILLY SPEECH

Of all the silly speech affectations of the past few decades (it’s an inexplicable modern phenomenon) probably nothing is as bad as “window of opportunity”. In recent years this frequently has been shortened to just “window”.