A Hole By Any Other Name

…would be as deep…Scan 41

…screwing up our areas of natural beauty for minerals to sell overseas…

…would Nauru be too extreme an example to illustrate how this can end?

Cant See The Woods

…for the owned-by-overseas-“investors” trees…Scan 40

 

…”investors” whose taxes (if they pay them in this country at all) probably aren’t contributing to the wilding pine eradication programme…

…yay.

Ol’ School

…got me a nicely made,retro (70s?), Dept’ of Education blackboard at the tip shop a several weeks back…

…coupla coats of blackboard paint and…IMG_1256

…finally affixed it to the kitchen wall on Monday…

…easier to draw on, affixed, than when it’s balanced, precariously, on the bread bin…
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…mission accomplished…

…somewhere to write shopping lists or to catch ideas for cartoons as they come out of the nearby radio…

…like so…

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…pretty sure I didn’t mishear him, but this was at 6.00am and I’m pretty much running on instinct at that time of the morning…

…instinct and only one cup of coffee.

TV Show Pitch

…what if our Governments had to compete in televised talent competitions…

…competitions in which they were judged on their personalities and ¬†ability to perform the tasks involved in their desired profession…

..and while they will be chosen to compete by their professional peers, the final decision on who wins would be decided by we, the people…Scan 185

…oh…

…that’s right…

…we already have something similar and it’s probably been copyrighted…

…it’s called a democratic election.

MMP

… in New Zealand we have a voting system with a catchy acronym…

…it means that smaller parties with “fringe” policies can get into parliament and bring some of their mates with them…

…(to call them hippies or nazis or both would not be true… in rare cases)…

…or something like that…

…I finally figured out what it stands for…Scan 181

…in the next election, cross out the word “vote” and write in the word “shoot” on your ballot paper…

…for those of you who aren’t from around here…google “Aaron Gilmore”.

Oh So Thats Where It Is Going

…all those fat guys/fatct**ts… nudie suited, twin craniumed and monosyllabic, have finally got a name…Scan 171

 

…Governmentzilla…

…is it just me, or has every democratic government in the world turned into a lumbering, two headed, behemoth with only a vague sense of political direction….

…the left working in conjunction with the right and achieving little more than scuttling each others policies…

…stubby arms that are perfect for waving around and getting attention, but incapable of performing the simplest of humanitarian tasks (or wiping its own arse)…

 

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…if we could send them to another country on a permanent sabbatical, we would.