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Public Address 23/03/07 - Dum Da Dat Dada Da!!


DUM DUM DA DAT DA DAT DADA DAT DA DAT DA!! | Mar 23, 2007 10:43
Russell Brown's Hard News

I'm doing something exciting on Monday. I'm going to the media preview of This is New Zealand at Park Road Post in Wellington. Say what? Let me explain. Let me take you back: It's 1970, and New Zealand's showpiece at the Expo 70 in Osaka, Japan, is a visual feast...,


It's Sad that You're Leaving Us, Steve | Mar 22, 2007 22:01
David Haywood from Christchurch

Russell Brown recently commented that ever since he's known me I've been about to leave my job. On some occasions, this was because the dark angel of redundancy was hovering over my humble work cubicle. On other occasions, it was because I felt myself to be an excellent candidate...,


Part 10: Like Comedy, Timing is Everything | Mar 22, 2007 10:44
AYE CALYPSO: An exclusive Cricket World Cup blog

I woke with a start yesterday morning. I think I had been dreaming that after a spate of injuries it had been necessary to draft in Bryan Waddle to the Black Caps, and he was commentating from second slip. I don't often dream about Wadds I'll have you know. Anyway...,


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