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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 13, Issue 4 (July 1, 1938.)

The Last Post

The Last Post.

Being kind of skidded off the earth's bulge allows us to claim the last lamp-post in the world and affords us direct communication with the Bay of Whales, which even the most prejudiced must concede are valuable publicity points. A leaning to lamp-posts is a good old British custom. Many a traveller would feel the journey justified if he could boast in the bar of the Pickled Beagle that he had held up the last post on earth while he waited three hours for a girl from Bluff who personified the old adage, “When in Bluff, bluff as Bluff bluffs.”