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Public Address 25/11/08 - Flu diversions

Public Address 25/11/08 - Flu diversions

Flu diversions | Nov 25, 2008 09:44
Russell Brown's Hard News
Is there a doctor in the house? Or, rather, someone who can verify the widely-held belief that if you're busy, your body will hold off getting sick until you ease up? On Friday evening, having knocked off the second Media7 show in a week, I was looking forward to a week...

Knights in White Flannel | Nov 24, 2008 12:50
Emma Hart said so, that's why.
Capitulation has a sound. It's the slap of my forehead dropping into my hands as I realise that my expectations for the New Zealand cricket team still weren't low enough. It's a clattery wooden sound and the tone of weary resignation in Bryan Waddell's voice. I feel terrible saying it...


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