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HARD NEWS 25/03/03 - Factualities

HARD NEWS 25/03/03 - Factualities

Factualities |Mar 25, 2003 11:17
Russell Brown's Hard News

The Concise Oxford Dictionary defines actuality as "reality; realism", or, in plural, "existing conditions". This, said the communications manager of the Arab satellite channel al-Jazeera, Jihad Ali Ballout, to Paul Holmes last night, is the essence of al-Jazeera's job...,


Hidden pleasures |Mar 23, 2003 17:01
Now playing in the Muse Lounge

On Saturday, one day before Frank Sargeson's would-be 100th birthday, I attended the invitation launch of 'An Affair of the Heart', a new anthology that celebrates the New Zealand author and the ongoing work of the Sargeson Trust , a writers' residency programme sponsored by law firm Buddle Findlay. This year's fellows are Auckland author Debra Daley and Wellington playwright Toa Fraser. I haven't met Toa before but Debra seems pleasantly familiar.,



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