It would have been interesting if Geely had bought FCA for US$22,000 million. They could have done a better job with Lancia, for starters. http://www.autonewschina.com/en/article.asp?id=17306
Colour returns to 2018 #Oscars’ red-carpet fashion; The Shape of Water takes top honours
Christie Brinkley teams up with Merz Æsthetics; Art of Food in NYC; and natural beauty at the stalls in Wellington
This Oscar season, W stands for WOW!
Silversea Expeditions increases its luxury offerings, including bespoke Antarctic experience
一九七八年三月三日我嘅婆婆嚟到紐西蘭. 呢幾日念佢. 佢唔喺度廿八年.
Connoisseurs’ corner: Secret Room Events’ 2018 Oscar suite
Had a good chat to Steve, the sport reporter at Newsroom (the New Zealand website). Good bloke. I told him I was more likely to click on a Newsroom link if it surfaced on Twitter than on one from Stuff or the Herald. And the Herald really needs to increase the prominence of its quality pieces.
March 3, 1978—my maternal grandmother arrives in Whanganui-a-Tara, where she would pass away 12 years later. Bam, there goes 40 years.
When Instagram creates art. http://jackyan.com/blog/2018/02/instagram-created-art/
H&M Studio shows spring–summer 2018 at Paris Fashion Week; on sale the next day
RIP Lewis Gilbert.
In an email today: ‘Just a quick email to find out whether you’d be interested in the idea of running a banner campaign for Slam Hotline on either the New York Times or WSJ websites?’
I had no idea we controlled these sites. Don’t tell Arthur and Rupert.
Oscars 2018: Saturday afternoon live—Elyse Glickman heads to Doris Bergman’s 10th anniversary Oscar Style Lounge & Party and Post-Holiday Gift Drive
Anyone else think the way Simon Bridges MP talks is exactly what a foreign agent who has had to learn the New Zealand accent off old television footage would sound like?
Ninety-four-year-old veteran Harry Leslie Smith: there’s more to gain by working together than being apart, and he believes Brexit is taking us down the wrong path. We’re like the citizens of Pompeii before Vesuvius. http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/brexit-second-world-war-soldier-army-blitz-spirit-uk-a8225826.html
The Koch brothers et al are delighted with what they’ve been able to get from the US Trump administration. https://theintercept.com/2018/02/25/koch-brothers-trump-administration/
A very public thank-you to Louise Matsakis of Wired for exposing Facebook’s malware-scan scam.