There's more than a touch of irony in Mana Party leader Hone Harawira going to South Africa to pay his respects at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
Susan Gordon (Letters, Dec 5) has it in one regarding the proposed Basin Reserve flyover, the stupidest ''traffic solution'' idea ever. It's obvious no-one involved in its planning has ever visited large cities and, more pertinently, the areas where such structures exist. If they had, they'd agree with her that they attract the vermin of society with attendant vice-bound problems.
Thankfully, Parliament's privileges committee has confirmed what should have been obvious all along.
Heat in the first week of summer. The dog spent the day in the shade, laid out on his side as if shot. I, too, slept in the afternoon, naked on the sheet, spread like a starfish.
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