- barvasfiend writes about the horrific abuse suffered by Nia Glassie, and our laws around such abuse.
- ludditejourno gives her own thoughts on Clint Rickards, lawyer.
- frog pointed out (a while back, forgive me) that Aotearoa is not necessarily a paradise for women, be they immigrant or no.
- Russell Brown says nice things about Judith Tizard, formerly the MP for Auckland Central.
- lisa tells us all about the manly make-over of board game Risk. This has to be seen to be believed.
- Tim Watkin takes on Deborah Hill Cone's criticism that he's ageist and gives her a serve for labelling Palin a feminist icon.
- Deborah shares her family Christmas cake recipe.
- bluemilk passes her penis identification exam.
- Hat tipped to sas for the link to this post with amazing pics showing the impact of make-up and photography on our perception of age.
- Make Tea Not War lets Holly the Cate take over.
- And Joanna Spratt tries to blog.
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