OK, so this being my inaugural post in our heroic return from the blogging wilderness, the reader surely has a right to expect something meaningful, insightful - thoughtful even. Sorry...
PN's electing a mayor again soon (I think - do my best to avoid noticing, but these things penetrate your consciousness somehow). I found a flier from one of the candidates in my letterbox today and had a squiz at it, curious as to who would actually wish to be mayor of such a place. In this case, it's a chap with the noble aim of making Palmerston North "a sporting force at the National level."
See, it's this kind of vision that's lacking in the leadership of other hick towns. That's what makes PN great.
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