I’ll lay my cards on the table: I’ve never been a big Marmite fan. It’s not my least favourite spreadable yeast extract – that honour goes to VITAM-R, a viscous, pungent, pale-brown paste available mainly in German health food shops.
And in other news...
I have recently bought the world’s greatest mobile phone: the HTC One. I write that with minimal hyperbole, many technology websites including TechRadar have named it The Greatest Phone available right now.
I thought working in London would be similar to working in Wellington. We speak the same language, our cultures are basically the same, after all, a big chunk of Kiwi culture originated in Blighty. Except they aren’t similar. Not at all.
I’m part of the problem. I know I am. I don’t really care. People who care come up with solutions. People who care are able to see the specific and underlying problems in society. People who care get on my tits.
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By Simon Jenkins First the horror. The attacks on the World Trade Centre and Washington yesterday before a horrified world were the most vivid display of terror that I can recall. The heart of darkness had come to the heart of light and wreaked havoc. New York is a city I love. It is bond-brother of London and cultural capital of a nation that has entered the new millennium as master of the world. That made it a natural target of envy and hatred. Those who question America’s frequent global interventions in the cause of democracy do so always from a position of respect. Leadership demands a price. When that […]