Monthly Archive: June 2013

Policy for beginners 3

Policy for beginners

I have been reading Tony Abbott’s whimsical address to the Party Room. History really isn’t his thing, is it? He first described the replacement of Julia Gillard by Kevin Rudd as “an extraordinarily grave rent...

The end of the Norian House 0

The end of the Norian House

In a corner of a former boxing school in the grounds of the Taranaki Aviation Transport and Technology Museum, you will find the last few remnants of a most peculiar house. There are two...

Shot or no shot, that is the question… 1

Shot or no shot, that is the question…

Why don’t people want to vaccinate? I travel a lot for work, and some of the places I go to have some scary diseases. Rationally I wouldn’t travel to an area where cholera or...