Posts from The New Tasman for 01/04/2012

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Partial HiatusJan 02, 2012 06:38 am | Phil

Due to work-related issues, I will not be able to continue blogging with anywhere near the frequency of the past year or two.  Apologies to my small but loyal readership, although I am sure you can find plenty of other, superior diversions.  

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My 2011 predictions were terribleDec 31, 2011 06:05 am | Phil

I am no Nostradamus, that’s for sure. Here’s what I predicted would go down in 2011: Film: The following Oscar wins:  The Social Network (Picture and Adapted Screenplay, Director), Firth (Actor), Bale (Supp. Actor, The Fighter)Portman (Actress, Black Swan), Leo (Supp. Actress, The Fighter),Inception (Original Screenplay) Bale, Portman, Firth and Leo won Oscars but there were tribesmen in distant corners of the Amazon who saw that coming. Politics: winnersNational (NZ) ...

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New Year’s ResolutionsDec 30, 2011 12:20 am | Phil

To organise my personal affairs in such a way as to give 2012 the best shot possible of being slightly less terrible than 2011. To avoid “über-” or “memo/note to (self)…” formulations To scale back adverb use. To ensure that no part of me wobbles that shouldn’t. To slow (or reverse?) my seemingly inexorable descent ...

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