Monthly Archives: December 2012

Next Year in Jerusalem!

The Jews have a saying, “Next year in Jerusalem!“ expressing the longing of their almost two millennia-long exile and diaspora across the globe since 70AD when their capital (and nation) was destroyed by the world super power of the day … Continue reading

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11. The Eleven Drs Who

For the record, here they are. For more info., see 1-10 Dr Who opposite (in Categories). One Doctor (#10) is actually married to the daughter of another (#5). See (9. Dr Who (Incest?). The seventh Doctor (Sylvester McCoy) is in The Hobbit … Continue reading

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10. Dr Who White Christmas (2012)

Did anyone else watch the excellent 2012 Dr Who Christmas special with the intelligent snow, voiced by Sir Ian McKellen and the creepy killer snow men? Also, a reintroduction of the Dr’s mysterious new ‘companion’ (“Sorbet”?) who was trapped inside … Continue reading

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Richie McCaw and the ‘christian’ sex kitten

Eminent eligible bachelor Cantabrian Richie McCaw, is taking a six-month All Blacks sabbatical to pursue a relationship with an English royal peripheral, Emma Payle.  Emma describes herself as a church-going christian but, ahem, happens to own a company called Killing … Continue reading

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Holiday Puzzle

How many squares? So far, I have 16.

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Other Side of the American Civil War #6

Injured at Antietam. Private Patrick Hughes, Co. K, 4th New York Volunteers, was wounded at the battle of Antietam on Sept. 17, 1862. Credit: Painting by Edward Stauch, Nat’l Museum of Health & Medicine.

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Christchurch Street Smarts #10

This new tourist initiative is being prepared by Canterbury Museum.  It will be a walk in earthquake experience and feature a number of famous Christchurch pieces, including: the statue of city father John Robert Godley which used to stand in … Continue reading

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7Best (Husband/Wife Presents. 1/7)

HUSBAND.  A pizza cutter.

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A Husband Reviews A Frenchy Chick Flik

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Review: The Hobbit #1 (2012)

I took Domestic Goddess to see this last night.  We watched the 48 frames per sec 3D version (there are three options) and this is the way to go, although 3D gives my wife a headache. Take your glasses to … Continue reading

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