The term shooting yourself in the foot was derived from WWI trench warfare.
To do so meaning a pass back from the front and survival.
Like most idioms, it is used out of context and is generally one of my most hated, behind "just giving you a heads up".
A Brazilian bank robber has taken the expression to new heights, though, by actually shooting himself in the foot.
Check out the security camera footage here...
Good design is timeless, whether it’s a beautiful piece of clothing or a considered piece of furniture. It’s something that former Crane Brothers alum Daniel Johnson knows plenty about, and with Kiosk, his new vintage business, he’s approaching mid-century design with a fresh perspective, celebrating the colourful, the sculptural and the eccentric. We sat down...
Webb’s is running an extensive online auction of photographs of the Royal Family in New Zealand. The photographs are sourced from the Fairfax Media archives, an Aladdin's cave of imagery. Conveniently launched over Queen’s Birthday weekend, the auction is seeing frantic bidding wars erupt over these iconic photographs. There are over 700 photographs presented in more...
We realise that parking in the central city has its challenges so we are thrilled to announce that we can now offer a personalised parking solution on a by-appointment basis.