A minor thought

We consider it “inhumane” to keep a gorilla in an indoor, concrete environment with no exposure to greenery or anything resembling its natural habitat, and yet we put ourselves in these environments all the time. The Mind Does Not Belong in a Cubicle – Laura Smith – The Atlantic Like this:Like Loading…

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Clothes Swap!

So, in these tough times it’s not always easy to keep one’s wardrobe in tip-top shape. But your friend always has such nice things! What to do? Take her along to Clothes Swap next Sunday! This is your Henchperson’s side project and it promises to be a lot of fun: the last one sure was! […]

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New Zealand’s Book Stores are in Trouble – What Does This Mean for You?

Two of New Zealand’s biggest booksellers are in serious trouble. The mammoth Borders and Whitcoulls chains have gone into voluntary administration. What does this mean for books in New Zealand? What does this mean for you?

First of all, voluntary administration is serious, but not necessarily a death knell.

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