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Public Address 29/12/03 - Holiday Reading 1

PUBLIC ADDRESS 29/12/03 - Holiday Reading 1

New Year Blog | Dec 29, 2003 10:59
Russell Brown's Hard News

For a town that has noticeably emptied out for the holidays, Auckland does seem to be offering rather a lot of New Year's Eve action. Me, I'm booked for a grown-up's evening at home, with the option of a dart up to Ponsonby Road later on if things...,

NZ's quiet cricket triumph | Dec 27, 2003 11:04
Rob O'Neill live in Sydney

While the Indians are raining on Steve Waugh's valedictory series with some tremendous batting (they surely have the best batting line-up in the world right now), and New Zealand battle manfully against Pakistan, a series half a world away has gone largely unmentioned in the media...,

Turn it on! | Dec 25, 2003 04:40
Jolisa Gracewood in NYC

It's Christmas Eve in New York as I post this, and pouring with rain outside, but the outlook for Thursday is promising: seasonal flurries of snow. Even a teensy icing-sugar dusting of flakes would do the trick...,

How the Grinch stole my Christmas | Dec 24, 2003 15:45
Damian Christie - Cracker With Attitude

Ohhh, the claws are out. I was sitting down to write a nice summery post about Xmas and the spirit of the season. I had another piece ready to go about public radio, but thought it a little weighty, and anyway, the stats show that people only read this blog ...,


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