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Some fairly random stuff.

Italy relaxed its vaccination rules. What happened next will surprise you!

February 2nd at 12:00am
Vaccinations

In July, the Italian anti-establishment, populist parties Five Star Movement (M5S) and Lega Nord relaxed a rule requiring children show a doctors note to prove they have been vaccinated before they can enroll in state run schools — parents only needed to assure the school the children had been i...

Lynda online courses

November 24th at 8:21am
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CJCC — Hide the links

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Ready to go to cricket this morning when the rain started to come down. So I went to check the Canterbury Junior Cricket Clubs pages on my phone to see if there were any cancellations. See if you can tell which bits of the page are links.

I cannot believe that in this day and age designers are sti...

Scooters

November 13th at 12:00am

Dear Editor,

In the recent squabble over electric scooters, a major point seems to be being overlooked. For sixty or seventy years, our roads and suburbs have been designed with only one type of road user in mind. Car drivers. Everybody else has been shoved off onto thin ribbons on the side of the...

Dogs

November 11th at 12:00am
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I took Harry (3 years old) up to the Halswell Quarry Park this afternoon for a walk. The Quarry Park has a large dog exercise area, but in most of the park, dogs are supposed to be on a leash. There are areas with walking tracks, picnic areas, mountain bike tracks and even a conservation area — whe...