2017 Sports Quiz

2017 Sports Quiz

Paul Thomas2018-01-24 There’s more to sport than high shots, low blows and fine lines. Test your familiarity with sport’s rich tapestry by tackling this quick quiz of the 2017 sporting year. What was unusual about UK website Planet Rugby’s Team of the Year? It was...
What Now For The Trump Show?

What Now For The Trump Show?

Paul Thomas2018-01-14 Among the many things Donald Trump either doesn’t know or doesn’t care about is the Christmas message of peace on earth and goodwill to men. On Christmas Eve, when normal people were wishing each other “Merry Christmas”, he took to Twitter to...
Obama – Lone Adult in the Schoolyard

Obama – Lone Adult in the Schoolyard

Paul Thomas2016-04-22 As never before, the international community wishes it had a say in the American presidential election. Pollster Stephen Mills revealed in the Herald this week that Kiwis are repelled by Donald Trump, the Manhattan Mussolini, and his vampirish...
Martin Crowe: Requiem for a Perfectionist

Martin Crowe: Requiem for a Perfectionist

Paul Thomas2016-03-11 Two of the new faces in the 1977/78 Auckland cricket training squad were a journeyman all-rounder (me) and a 15 year old Auckland Grammar boy named Martin Crowe. When I arrived at Eden Park for the first training session, Crowe was having a...