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Is this the ultimate spam fail?

We’re not sure whether we’re supposed to laugh at cybercrime, because that would mean we’re deriving delight from crookery.

But sometimes you just have to smile at the antics of would-be cybercriminals. 462 more words



i happened to pop into my lovely former professor charlie husband from helsinki – here at canterbury! he crititised the current western university model in a brilliant, intelligent and entertaining seminar. 32 more words


mt somers

mud, cold fingers and tears (of joy!) after reaching the top of my very first mountain.

ironically this was all we saw. 32 more words

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Kiwis are turning vigilante against "dangerous" foreign drivers

New Zealanders upset with a recent spate of grisly traffic accidents have begun flagging down bad drivers—especially foreign tourists—and confiscating their car keys.

In the past month there have been… 285 more words

Wine Country of the Month

Now I’ve come  half way with my project and I have already learned a lot, maybe even more than I expected. To focus on only one wine country each month is not only fun but also challenging and time-consuming at times and  the biggest problem I have faced so far is not being able to find wine from a specific wine region that I’m interested in. 85 more words



28, Feb 2015 – Mount Kaukau and Artists in Action

After a leisurely breakfast, with delicious bread that did not bother me, Trish dropped me off near her house with a hand drawn map, so I could stretch my legs by hiking up Mount Kaukau. 911 more words

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Gallipoli 1: The Enduring Myth

The infamous Gallipoli campaign of 1915 was set up to fail. 180,000 allied soldiers were sacrificed, wounded or dead, for a strategic policy which served the imperial designs of the British Empire by failing. 1,088 more words


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