Sunday 21 December 2008

The Best of 2008

Best Current Affair Blog, Kiwiblog

Best Affair Blog, Cactus Kate

Best News Item, The Election Result

Best Dressed in Yellow, Rodney Hide

Best Person to Suffer a Hangover for, Cactus Kate

Best Airline First Class, Emirates

Best Electorate Result, Auckland Central

Best Rural Blog, Home Paddock

Best Newspaper, The Telegraph

Best Unmitigated Crap Blog, The Stranded

Best Experince, Upside Down in my Aircraft

Best Wine Drank, 04 Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc

Sunday 7 December 2008

Letter to the Bank.

WB had to chuckle at this one;

Letter to the Bank.

Dear Sirs,

In view of what seems to be happening internationally with banks at
the moment, I was wondering if you could advise me correctly.

If one of my cheques is returned marked "insufficient funds," how do I
know whether that refers to me, or to you?

New Zealander of the Year

WB is amazed that Austin Hemmings has still not been officially recognised for his courage. I refer to my post dated ;

Thursday, 2 October 2008

The NZ Cross for Mr. Hemmings

Mr Hemmings' funeral yesterday was a very sad affair and he deserves recognition for paying the ultimate price for his bravery in helping a woman in need.

Watching Brief believes that he should be posthumously awarded the New Zealand Cross formerly known as the George Cross.

Trotski's Planet

From Stuff today

I would say to Trotski What planet are you on Chris? As the owner of an SME I personally guarantee bank loans that provide the liquidity for my business to function and pay my employees, yet they can leave my employment giving two weeks notice yet I have to go through convoluted hoops to do the same, I agree a fair day's pay for a fair day's work but in the words of I suspect one of your heroes Fraser "slackers should be drowned"