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Hard News 14/05/03 - A Feast of Blogs

HARD NEWS 14/05/03 - A Feast of Blogs

Hi folks,

So I take my eye off Public Address for a couple of days - let sleeping blogs lie, you might say - and everyone (including our new guest blogger, Mark Graham) gets up and posts. Crikey!

So, tons to read, many links to follow, learning and laughter, etc ...




Very big mess |May 14, 2003 11:56
Russell Brown's Hard News

So rumours of the demise of al-Qaeda have, clearly, been greatly exaggerated . Barely has victory been claimed in Iraq than murderous millennial terrorism is back on the agenda. A series of recent news stories have held that al-Qaeda - like any well-organised gang - has simply retired one ...,


Sitting Duck |May 13, 2003 15:23
Damian Christie - Cracker With Attitude

I've been quietly fuming for the past few days, muttering, swearing, enacting voodoo curses, mumbling in tongues and occasionally bursting into a fully-fledged rant to whoever's in my immediate vicinity at the time. If you've been in that vicinity, apologies...,


Stand in the place where you live |May 13, 2003 06:50
Jolisa Gracewood in NYC

My incredibly grown-up baby brother just went and bought a slice of heaven -- ex-state house, creek at the bottom of the garden, view of the water, nice mixed neighbourhood, walking distance to schools -- and I'm suffused with a strange mix of envy and nostalgia...,


Fixing a city |May 12, 2003 16:15
GUEST Mark Graham in Auckland

This wasn't going to be about John Banks. But it is, so sorry if he doesn't hit your radar screen. He looms rather large in mine - mostly as a result of my passion for living in Auckland and the negative impact he has had on the city...,


Dining with the heathen |May 11, 2003 12:21
Now playing in the Muse Lounge

For the next few weeks the Muse Lounge will feature news from both the Auckland and Sydney writers' festivals. Pat the barman has set up trestle tables in the foyer and the waitresses have taken to handing out promotional material to the guests...,

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