Get ready for a regular diet of Andrew Little through all the women’s mags. Â As well as through soft journos looking for easy copy. Â We had one of these yesterday, in the lifestyle section no less
Love & Sex, Well & Good, Food & Wine, Life, and Andrew Little.
For three days Labour leader Andrew Little shut himself in a room and set about writing a personal message in 450 different Christmas cards.
While countless business and politicians have sent out screeds of computer printed festive cards, the New Plymouth-born political heavyweight took it upon himself to give each of his cards a unique message.
“I had a couple of days off and I was supposed to spend them with my son. But he got a bit sick so I sat down and got stuck into my Christmas cards. It took a significant part of each day for three days,” Little said.
The effort burned through two pens, came close to causing him a repetitive strain injury in his hand and taxed his memory for messages particular to each person. Despite that, he said he was likely to do it again next year.
“You try and do something personal for each. I think the personal touch is important.”
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