Wednesday nightCap

This idea has merit.  Odd it never took off.  (boom boom)



Yes, but does it show the workings? My teacher always wanted to see the workings!


Today’s Trivia


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The oldest family business that still exists is a Japanese construction company founded in the year 578. (source) ¬† Read more »

Bit windy in the UK yesterday, turn off one waterfall


Bastard Name Writer From Hell

Via the Tipline:

Caution:  language


Is this the most embarrassing, lacklustre, insecure, white All Blacks Haka ever?

Some¬†really have no idea what they’re doing




AC/DC are looking for a grave to roll over in

I really don’t think they ever envisaged this


Daily roundup

Ian Griffin

Via Ian Griffin / Twitter.  Otago Harbour this morning

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First Charter School gets glowing ERO report

Radio NZ is reporting that one charter school has completed their first Education Review Office report with flying colours.

The first Education Review Office report on a charter school has been made public.

South Auckland Middle School has distributed the report, which is positive about the publicly-funded private school.

The report says the school has made a good start and its students are responding well to their teachers’ high expectations. ¬† Read more »