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Public Address 08/10/08 - Have you met thingy?

Public Address 08/10/08 - Have you met thingy?

Have you met thingy? | Oct 08, 2008 10:07
Russell Brown's Hard News
I am naturally sociable and at ease in conversation with strangers. People regard me as confident and articulate. But I also have trouble with names and faces; both remembering and associating them. I will often fail to retain the name of someone I have just met, and I may not...

Objects to Remember With | Oct 08, 2008 09:13
GUEST: Giovanni Tiso comes home
When Justine and I left Italy to come to New Zealand, my parents gave us a little bundle of heirlooms, including one that had nothing to do with the family or its history in a direct sense: a small ancient Roman oil-lamp. Its value isn't monetary, nor aesthetic - it...

It's life Jim, but not as we know it . . . | Oct 07, 2008 17:04
Graham Reid's many things
While stepping carefully down Queen St the other day I ran into a friend I hadn't seen in a while. "God, I thought you were dead!" he said and, quick as a lad, I replied, "Really? So did you ring Megan to see if she was okay, or call a...


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