BITCOIN INSANITY

The financial markets have never been more irrational. All sound traditional valuations are out the window in a classic tulip mania scenario.

HAS THE SAINTED ASHLEY BLUNDERED?

New Zealand is trailing almost the entire world in Covid vaccinations. The government justifies this on two grounds.

A TRIBUTE TO OLIVER HARTWICH

The Dept of Internal Affairs advises that once again Oliver has topped the list for the most popular new-born boy’s name. That’s eight years in a row now.

YESTERYEAR’S EXCITING NEW ZEALAND

Poking about in my library’s extensive drama section, an oddity given my derision for the theatre but I have books on everything, lo and behold I came across a copy of a (back then), the much vaunted New Zealand play, “The Tree”, written by a Stella Jones.

ANOTHER HITHERTO UNKNOWN HUMAN RIGHT

Two days before Christmas, Britain’s Daily Telegraph revealed a fresh natural human right I was certainly unaware about.