STUFF STUFF-UP

The caption writers for Wellington’s Dominion Post, once, back in their 1980s heyday, were often times funny, brilliant and memorable, that now but a distant memory.

Recently they showed a photo of a badly flooded road beside Southland’s Mataura river.  Brace yourself.

The caption advised the river is running high and will be closely watched overnight, in case it floods.

BRUTAL ATTEMPT TO MURDER JUDGE IN ROTORUA COURT

There’s no doubt about it.  Under the veneer of lacy loveliness there’s a cruel streak in women.

Consider lawyer Maryanne McCarty and her ingenious tactic to have her Croatian client avoid a prison sentence, notwithstanding he being the kingpin in New Zealand’s largest ever class A drug importation crime.

HALFWITISM

The problem with simple jobs is they’re done by simpletons. This was beautifully illustrated at the Australian Open by the amusing incident when a security guard chased after World No One Rafael Nadal for not showing his pass. Apparently the same thing happened to Federer last year.

FEEL FOR DAVID JONES – FOILED AGAIN

Below, a short letter published in the NZ Herald recently.

“ON PARKING”

“The thought of providing Westfield Newmarket with all my private information in exchange for two hours of free parking does not appeal.”