Daily Proverb

Proverbs 28

16 A ruler with no understanding will oppress his people, but one who hates corruption will have a long life.

Thursday nightCap

Jerry fires double-barreled pistols


Today’s 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?

Deaf babies engage in “fingerbabble” that mimics the verbal babbling of their hearing peers. When raised around signing parents, they start forming repetitive, rudimentary sign shapes with their hands that resemble monosyllabic verbal babbles. (souce)   Read more »

Car audio nostalgia


Daily dose of Awww – you’ve never seen this before


Daily Roundup



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New Zealand’s Silliest Local Government Spending, Ctd

Thanks for all the great entries coming through.

There are some breathtakingly stupid spending decisions, on an industrial scale.

Here is a great nomination from Palmerston North, that world famous cultural outpost. Grant Smith hasn’t been Mayor for long but he can still be held to account for this silly spending.


It would seem councils can spend ‘their’ money on what ever they like in this country.   Read more »

Reader contributions invited for the long weekend


Cam and I are going to try and take it a little easier over the weekend.  That means that you’ll see less editorialising, some odd topics, and if things are really going well for us – gaps in the schedule.

This is a great time for readers to use our soap box and contribute their own topics.  Doesn’t have to be politics.  Can be sport.  Some personal battle.  Wisdom you wish to impart. Read more »