Face of the day

Andrew Little has been put forward for the Leadership by his cat.

Andrew Little has been put forward for the Leadership by his cat.

What do the twits on Twitter say about him?

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Daily Proverb

Proverbs 20

10 False weights and unequal measures–the LORD detests double standards of every kind.

Monday nightCap

Before you ask for a selfie next time…

In a short video called Aspirational, the actress and director Matthew Frost pull focus to this weird cultural trend that has replaced those archaic pen-to-paper autographs. Although posing for a photo alongside another person seems like it would be more of an interactive experience, Dunst and Frost suggest that it is just a shallow attempt to document this faux-interaction for social-network bragging purposes rather than connect human to human. If there is no social-networking evidence of that interaction, after all, what’s the point?


Daily Trivia


Welcome to Daily Trivia.  There is a game to play here.  The photo above relates to one of the items below.  The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights.  Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy.  Can you figure it out tonight?

Lego originally made wooden toys. Judging by recent developments, they may have to return to that business model. (source)   Read more »


Experience counts


Eye in the sky just wasting time


Daily roundup

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Labour review is doomed as they appoint the most odd collection of people


Former British politician Bryan Gould will head an independent inquiry into Labour’s dismal election result.

New Zealand-born Gould, who served as an MP with the British Labour Party from 1974 to 1979 and from 1983 to 1994, will convene the panel, which also includes former Speaker Margaret Wilson, Auckland lawyer and businessman Brian Corban and broadcaster Stacey Morrison.

And these people are going to do an in-depth review of policy, media, social media, Dirty Politics, policy, communications, strategy, fundraising and positioning are they?   Read more »