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In this issue our writers give 17 reasons not to trust the taste of trout entirely; follow the Lewis Carroll politics of Greece; satirise our Government and  delve into nostalgia  - note  on right,  that swish '60s Triumph, (tent poles in the boot) on a bog standard gravel road.

Mt Eden’s Fight Club…

Chris HThe recent news about the violence in Mount Eden Prison has many elements. Political, naturally; Labour will be pleased to have been given the opportunity to rub National’s nose in the troublesome policy of privatisation. The Prison Officers’ Union will be equally pleased to say I told you so.

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A real MedicAlert …

An open letter from Murray Lord, CEO of MedicAlert NZ

“The completely avoidable death of Eunice Richardson is a major concern to MedicAlert® Foundation and to everyone I have spoken to on this matter.

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Three cheers for Greece?

Before Euro-politics  wandered into Alice in Wonderland territory, we  asked if anybody else out there was quietly cheering for Greece as it took on the bullying bean counters of the IMF and the European Central Bank.

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For sale – sort of

The old bloke lived in an equally ancient villa in Mt Albert. It was, like him, in need of loving care – or that’s what we felt when he opened the door, bewhiskered and a little dazzled by the sudden light.

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Experience…

is what makes you recognise a mistake when you do it again.