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Public Address March 7, 2013 - Great Southern Land

Public Address March 7, 2013 - Great Southern Land

Card on the Table
10:09 Mar 7, 2013 in Up Front by Emma Hart
Five years ago, we lived in a house over the fence from Middleton Grange's school auditorium. Some mornings, when I went to hang the washing out, I'd hear the cheerful strains of Queen coming from that hall, and it really…

Torture in the neighbourhood -- We cannot look away
9:00 Mar 7, 2013 in Speaker by John Edwards
So stupid. An instinctive act of dumb that lead to one of the most shameful and powerless moments of my life. There I was, passing a couple of bucks over the counter at a cinema in downtown Lima when a…

Great Southern Land
8:00 Mar 7, 2013 in Capture by Jackson Perry
Last week I ventured south, starting in Nelson, and then a wonderful weekend in Christchurch, where several of the Public Address massive provided excellent hospitality. Cheers Emma, Lilith, Stephen J, Isabel and Ian D (and friends). Was great to meet some of you for the first time, and catch up with others...

10:53 Mar 5, 2013 in Hard News by Russell Brown
Hello! I wrote up the following for this week's Media3, but it didn't make the cut. I thought it might make for a conversation-starter here -- Blade runner and murder accused Oscar Pistorius made the cover of Time magazine last…


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