More Than A Feilding

David Slack
David Slack's diary of the last few hours and decades
Created 22 Apr 2020
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  • My head grew heavy and my sight grew dim
    07 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 39 20
    9.03pm last night Watching Succession and thinking about Rupert Murdoch. Yes, this imaginary tale of the grotesquely moneyed is about him. But also, no, it’s not. There is a question for which I can n...
  • It's never the right time with these people
    06 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 39 13
    8.45am Watching the weekend’s footage of old mate Grabaseat Leader having a getting to really really know you chat with Jack Tame. Check out all the talking points! Mr Your Call Is Important To Us is ...
  • All you need is toast
    04 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 62 47
    Hour upon hour upon hour of Beatles making music. The more we watched Get Back the more we liked it; the intimacy, the humour, the warmth, a full colouring in of loosely sketched impressions you’d hel...
  • A very Merry Christmas from the red light district
    03 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 42 19
    And so this is Friday and what have we learned? We have learned that a lockdown can go on for one hell of a long time. Rejoice! For the bunting is out in the village, and we can go to the movies again...
  • Media studies day at Kia Kaha Primary School
    02 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 51 20
    It is media studies day at Kia Kaha Primary School! Ms Barry says, We are going to watch a TV interview where people try to draw a line under something. She says, When you want people to stop talking ...
  • What I Saw At The Reset
    01 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 58 38
    And so in the Year of Our Lord 2021 did they anoint a new leader. Their seventh, if you count Nikki Kaye, since Our Saviour Lord Mate of ANZ shot through. Verily hath the revolving door spun exceeding...
  • A trip to the sideshow and a shot at the lucky dip
    30 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 40 13
    7.35am Excitement pulsates all around the loose unit formerly known as the Natural Party of Government. Absolute pulsation. But all in good time. First, do please come with me down into the seaside vi...
  • Fifth Time’s A Charm Leadership Contest and other questions
    29 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 37 14
    Hi Uncle Dave, Something happened on the weekend that got me wondering. Dave, when is the best time to realise you should not run over a duckling on the road? a. When you see the duckling? b. After yo...
  • Sneetches, snobs, end of the world as we know it
    27 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 54 28
    A simple perfect story can stay with you a lifetime. Thank you Dr Seuss, for that cold, cold, wet day, for the Cat, for his Hat, for the mayhem, probably my first experience of being at once delighted...
  • The Queen's Gambit
    26 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 41 15
    And so this is Friday and what have we learned? Well, for starters: If you're sending an email after 9pm always stop and ask, am I really, really, really sure I should be doing this? And then don’t. Y...
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