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Public Address 02/12/08 - They can see your house

Public Address 02/12/08 - They can see your house from here

They can see your house from here | Dec 02, 2008 09:27
Russell Brown's Hard News
It was a Tuesday when Google came to our street, and we were not home. Yes, Google Street View has launched in New Zealand and they can see your house from here. And yes, it is a bit spooky. For addresses in Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch, you can...

Hellfire's a Promise Away | Dec 01, 2008 14:49
Emma Hart said so, that's why.
I don't remember ever asking how my parents met. Personal questions were always discreetly discouraged, particularly ones involving my father. Maybe that's why I hadn't thought about what to say before my own daughter asked me that particular question. And how to answer? "Well, honey, it was a couple of...


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