It was a pleasure to read that somebody as literary and well- known as Eleanor Catton (Catton angry at 'my Government', January 28) has expressed so succinctly my own views of 'our country'.
I pose a question for Paula Warren (Letters, January 27) and all other people who advocate more ''housing options'' in locations where walking and public transport can be substituted for cars. How come in every city that has pursued utopian policies to this end, no housing at all, not even the smaller and smaller apartments that become the norm, can be remotely described as ''affordable''?
Drones will become a vital part of the economy. They will also make a possibly dangerous nuisance of themselves.
One week fish oil is in, then it's out. What do you believe?
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