Saturday, May 25, 2013
Sir Ed a “great Briton”
They’ve stolen a Kiwi icon
The Aussies claimed our horse and our national dessert (pavlova with cream and kiwifruit), and all kinds of odd people infringe on Maori cultural rights, such as the various tattoos -- but so far (as far as I know), the Brits have been innocent of that kind of cultural theft.
But the Daily Telegraph is now celebrating the conqueror of Mount Evertest, Sir Edward Hillary, as a “great Briton.”