How the HoS gave only the scantiest of glimpses at women going naked to promote healthy images

October 17, 2010

Love Your Body Day in the USA ... Whitney Thompson posed nude with Chenese Lewis (behind her) for the occasion.

In NZ this threesome opted for body paint.

Alf has been cheated – not for the first time – by the Herald on Sunday.

Its online menu today includes an item headed: Naked truth

Alf has spent a lifetime promoting the truth, all the truth and nothing but the truth, a mission which – naturally – includes anything covered (or uncovered) by the naked truth.

The first para of the online HoS story said –

AUCKLAND: Three women stripped and paraded along Ponsonby Rd to promote healthy body image yesterday as part of Love Your Body Day.

Then came the “more” invitation.

The temptation not to hit it was hard to resist.

Alf did not fight the temptation.

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Earthquakes, rain, wind and fire – but no plague, poverty, pestilence or boy racer headlines

September 6, 2010

Hugh Grant...he cheered up Alf with his fashion advice.

It’s hard to find good news at Stuff – or anywhere else – this morning.

The poor buggers in Canterbury, already facing a massive cleanup from the quake, could still be hit by floods from rising rivers.

The Stuff reporters tell us emergency services, councils and other agencies were called yesterday to “numerous instances” of felled trees and power lines.

Some of these fallen trees and lines knocked out power and blocked roads, “as high winds hammered the region in the wake of Saturday’s pre-dawn magnitude 7.1 earthquake.”

It could have been worse.

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