Italy versus Cambridge – Quote Unquote on cultural differences.
KASS Music Gem(s) of the Day and Their Antipodes: Top of the Pops, 1951/2009 Lindsay Perigo at SOLO demonstrates how music has degenerated in his lifetime.
The end of the road – Rivetting Kate Taylor’s been tiki touring.
Labour MPs in 2009 – Kiwiblog ranks the Opposition and reranks them at More Labour Rankings.
Getting stuff done – Lindsay Mitchell on being motivated by laziness.
Fonterra lets out groans – Cactus Kate doesn’t have an issue with foreign ownership of NZ dairy farms.
I’m still standing – Kismet Farm is dealing with chemotherapy and home renovations.
Satistkick me – Opionoinated Mummy does the numbers on cognitive tests (a follow up to Kick Me on the horrors of the recruitment process.)
Revolution Is In The Air – the latest in NOt PC’s regular posts on works of art.
Just at thought but – Inquiring Mind wonders how far anti-whalers carry their opposition to things Japanese.
Must have an irony deficiency – Longinius Howard at Born On State Highway One laments the lack of irony.
Thank you for not expressing yourself – Theodore Dalrymple on the civility of silence.
It takes a village but not my one thank you very much – In A Strange Land on train troubles for travelling twins.
The Other Side of The Red Bus Lou Taylor at No Minister
Apropos of that: Labour’s latest taxpayer funded elecitoneering – Liberation reckons Labour hasn’t learned from the reaction to the pledge card rort.
Still on the same topic – Faster than a speeding tax bus – Keeping Stock couldn’t keep up even when he edged over the speed limit.
The inheritance of face recognition (should you blame your parents if you can’t recognise faces) Grant Jacobs at Sciblogs – provides an excuse for facial recognition failures.
Graham Sydney in North Dakota – Quote Unquote finds nature imitating art imitating nature.
Celebrating pain relief – Opinionated Mummy on birth battles.
Tim Shadblot lays it bare – Southern Squall has an exclusive interview with Invercargill’s mayor.
What parking fines?! RivettingKateTaylor finds communication can counter fines.
The devil made me do it – Macdoctor’s not impressed by excuses.
Pukeko Bridge – Not PC shows there’s art in engineering.
The light dawns reality bites # 82 – Inquiring Mind on media priorities.
One year anniversary – Offsetting Behaviour celebrates his birthday with links to posts readers liked, and some the writerd did but readers didn’t. Also at Offsetting Behaviour – beer and revenue – how hatred led to better health.
Unemployment – Something Goes Here has a cracker cartoon from Garrick Tremain.
A rural joke – Quote Unquote on sounds you hear on most farms (Though not Rob’s father’s).
Warning food is a choking hazard – Opinionated Mummy on the danger of warnings against danger.
How I became a Science teacher from Alison Campbell at Sciblogs and on a similar theme: Career Day – Rivetting Kate Taylor on how she got into journalism.
So good I stole it – Adolf at No Minister and Dos and don’ts for cuddle class – Kiwiblog illustrates in-flight etiquette.
Come take my stuff – Roar Prawn warns that technology can tell too much.
Top 10 at 10 Interest.co.nz has some funny cartoons among the serious stuff.
How not to define social sciences at Anti Dismal .
Exaggerating the benefits of Community Education at The Visable Hand In Economics and apropos of this Really big numbers at Off Setting Behaviour.
Probing the depths of snow – Daniel Collins at Sicblogs has some stunning photos from Temple Basin.
Didn’t we learn from 1989 – Liberty Scott
When inanimate objects attack – Opinionated Mummy profiles some perfectly rages.
Motel greenwash – Motella doesn’t want a sermon when he stays away.
Mary Wollstonecraft wept – In A Strange Land adds to my contention that the fashion industry is inherently misogynist.
One of these is not the same – Macdoctor sees signs of sense from a health boss.
The Church of Jones – Roarprawn spots another cult.
October public polls – Kiwiblog paints a pretty picture for those of us who like blue.
Another pet lamb bites the dust – RivettingKateTaylor on life and death and pet shows.
And I like cows because . . . ummm Kismet Farm has one of those days.
A heavyweight conundrum – Frendmy compares Australia’s roads with ours.
Weatherston appeal reproach to Court of Appeal – Stephen Franks speaks sense on meritless appeals.
What makes good political interviewing? – Tim Watkins defends Guyon Espiner’s interview with Metiria Turei.
Why I bought a bookstore Jeff Mayersohn at the Huffington Post reckons there’s a future for books and the stores which sell them.(Hat Tip: Beatties Book Blog).
Just – Stripy sock studio on being “just” a job description (Hat Tip: Art & My LIfe)
After the fisking charges are laid – feel the frsutration over political interference in roading changes from Opinionated Mummy.
Williamson and the theory of firm – Anit Dismal on the joint winner of the Nobel Prize for economics.
Fun Police # 2 Don’t let them eat cake – Liberty Scott on the birthday cake blues.
Not exactly deaf – Macdoctor says 6% hearing loss is barely noticeable.
VUWSA’s VSM violations – Scrubone guest posts at M&M on voluntary student membership machinations.
The poor are not helpless victims – Hernado de Soto – Not PC has found a hero.
Is this the worst hotel in the world? – Motella shows where not to stay.
Ten Tiny Green MPs at Opinionated Mummy. While you’re there you might also be interested in bolstering union membership oops I mean education.
Marching Girls at Quote Unquote.
92 and No 1 at Inquiring Mind where Adam Smith brings back Vera Lynn.
Moments of enculturation (10) at In A Strange Land (Arachnophobics should not go there).
We saw a real live island at Laughy Kate where kids say the darndest things.
Heart Hit at Macdoctor who warns of the dangers of energy drinks.
Metaphors and unravelling at Offsetting Behaviour which looks at the lack of cultural referents.
Top 10 cures for the blog squirms at Not PC – onw hat to do when you get bloggers’ block.
Capitalism needs to lift its game at Karl du Fresne.
Sexual Assaults where Kiwiblog finds some useful research fromt he Ministry of Women’s Affairs.
Worst excesses of welfare UK & NZ parallels at Lindsay Mitchell.
Labour rorting taxpayers too at Gotcha where Whaleoil looks at who’s renting what to whom.
Welcome back from maternity leave to Farmgirl – mother and daughter both well.
Welcome to Sciblogs NZ”s largest science network ( Hat tip Open Parachute)
Art is everywhere – Art & My Life discovers children learn fast.
On your marks get set at Bespoke Media Training where Bill Ralston finds TVNZ’s negotiating skills aren’t what they should be.
Show your love with Vogels – Cactus Kate’s top 10 gift list.
A bit of a squeeze – Opinionated Mummy shows some smart cars.
Don’t dream it’s over – Macdoctor’s sure it isn’t apropos of which Not PC posts Hurrah! we’re round the corner at last.
Champagne Charlie – Quote Unquote wonders where a bottle smuggler put the bottles. He also posts a wee bit of humour on changes in language.
Friday motivation: Life = Risk at Motella.
The Year 2050 at No Minister where Gooner says it’s time to cut to the core.
The daffy ambition of turning gold to blue – Alf Grumble digs up some facts on bulb breeding.
That was my suggestion! – Kiwiblog looks at negotiations on the 3 strikes policy.
Sensible shoes a safety issue – the Hand Mirror discusses heels high & low.
More court secrecy – Stephen Franks isn’t impressed by name suppression.
Wowser Alert! Destroy all those cute photos of the kids!!!! – Opinionated Mummy calls for common sense.
Get your free immigration advice here!! – Monkey with Typewriter wasn’t impressed with the service.
The 12 Wierdest Hotel Rooms at Motella – which includes another reason to not like Barbie.
In defence of Donald Rumsfeld at Quote Unquote – the known knowns, the known unknown and the unknown unknowns.
Labour’s 16th apology at goNZo Freakpower – I agree with all but # 14.
A case for a Commission for Social Exclusion at Opinionated Mummy.
4000 years on at Opposable Thumb where a future archeaological dig discovers signs of a primative culture in the south.
Show Time at In A Strange Land – old crafts and new junk at the Adelaide Show.
Post election polls for new governments at Kiwiblog.
Why all the talk about a new currency at The Visible Hand.
Accidental Rape? at Macdoctor who says ACC isn’t the right place for rape cliams.
Referendum Madness from Andrew Geddis at Pundit.
Lazarus a real nowhere man at Inquiring Mind – we can but hope and in a similar vein Out of the ashes I rise . . . at Dim Post.
Hit Me Baby – Laughy Kate shows how low a blogger can go when driven to compete.
No photos it’s x-rated – at Kismet Farm where there’s no privacy in the horse paddock.
The Artist’s New Rubbish at Opinionated Mummy a rewrite of an old story for modern times.
Apropos of the art is rubbish issue this issue see also:
Rubbish? Art? but I repeat myself at Not PC
Art that isn’t at Lindsay Mitchell
Rubbish is not art by Lucia Maria at NZ Conservative
Modern Art is Rubbish at Quote Unquote.
Bits on the Side for Sale at Bits on the Side – another blog bites the dust.