If I were King of Norway, I would put a blanket ban on any reporting of the trial. I would give him name suppression and expunge any detail of the man that would lead to his identification. Of course, you can't do that, I know.No, because you are not King of Norway; but, even if you were King of Norway you would not be able to do that, because Norway is a constitutional monarchy and has the rule of law.
Clearly, Kerre Woodham did not wile away the long hours of the train journey from Wellington to Hamilton with a good book.
Meanwhile in Otago, the punishment for offering a bribe is a verbal reprimand.
If I were a columnist, I would make some sort of tenuous connexion between the one and the other, just like the columnists always do. But I can't be arsed.
Here, as some sort of compensation is a brilliant review by the estimable John Gray, one of the most interesting men I have ever met.
Here are the Jefferson Airplane on a roof: