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Public Address 28/10/03 - A Feast Of Blogs

New mysteries |Oct 27, 2003 22:08
Russell Brown's Hard News

One of the tests of major political party leadership - and Prime Ministerial potential - is being able to smoothly run one's own ascension, by dint of coup or otherwise. If you can't do that, how can you run the country?...,

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Miscellanarama |Oct 27, 2003 21:35
Chad Taylor in the Muse Lounge

A great book review by someone called Jolisa Gracewood is online here at the Listener .Electric is the featured title on National Radio's Book Club programme this Sunday (2 November)...,

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Welcome to the Hotel California |Oct 26, 2003 06:52
Jolisa Gracewood in NYC

This week I found myself in a lovely place. Such a lovely place. The physics gravy train was making a whistle stop in Santa Barbara, so Busytot and I hitched a ride on the caboose...,

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Thoughts from the sofa |Oct 25, 2003 10:11
GUEST Jennifer Jones does Fashion Week

In Remuera things are pretty much back to normal. The sideshow acts have packed up, the jewellery's gone back to the vault, the velour tracksuit (Jay Jays and the best thing in my wardrobe this past winter) is back on and the Rugby World Cup's finally starting to get interesting...,

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Talking Heads |Oct 24, 2003 11:21
Damian Christie - Cracker With Attitude

And so just like that, we've got a new free-to-air music channel. It was a fairly painless transition all things considered, at least it was from my end. No screwdrivers, no rifling through manuals before expertly wiping all my other presets, no fiddling with the coathanger that passes for a...,

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