The Media have been making quite a meal of this encounter between two consenting adults. In a democracy like New Zealand these two have been subjected to humiliation and moral condemnation. It may even affect their employment as the encounter occurred in an office. Len Brown still has his job however so maybe. IMAGE number: DPG; Title: The Woman taken in Adultery, c (oil on canvas); Creator: Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (); Nationality: Italian; Location: Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK; Medium: oil on canvas; Date: (C17th); Dimensions: x cms; Credit: The Woman taken in Adultery. 9 Jan Last July, Intisar, a Sudanese who lives in the Kalakla shanty town, just outside the capital Khartoum, was convicted by a local court of adultery and sentenced to lashes. She escaped an immediate flogging only because she was seven months' pregnant, but the sentence was upheld by an appeal court.