Karl du Fresne in the Australian edition of the Spectator has a vigorous go at TVNZ in the wake of the Paul Henry hoo-hah and, oh, all of it. His advice? Sell!
This is an obituary for stained-glass artist Michael Lassen who died from a fall in Durham cathedral while repairing a high window. No I hadn’t heard of him either, but it is a beautifully written piece that places him in a line of direct descent from the medieval craftsmen who built Europe’s great cathedrals.
Joe Hildebrand laments the passing of the ham and cheese sandwich:
Congratulations Australia, you have managed to kill off a sandwich with its own Wikipedia entry. [. . .] This is an outrage that in any civilised country would be a national crisis. And yet no one has the courage to speak out about it. Not even Bono.