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How summer feels

Summer is the season that appears universally revered. In the southern hemisphere the warming weather means that Christmas is on its way and the annual round of parties, barbecues, beaches and sunscreen. It’s no wonder that we long for summer all year round. The thought of… Read More

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Far North | Dec 2015

I‘ve written about where I grew up several times in the past few years. I’ve described the rural Far North of New Zealand in terms of my family home (Journey north), in terms of the region I identify as home (Where I’m from) and in terms… Read More

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Small things: Flowers & Fur

I‘ve always had a soft spot for tulips with their waxy petals and globular shape. I like their air of notoriety too, although it’s difficult to connect a cellophane-wrapped bunch from the supermarket with fortunes made and lost, all for the want of the rarest… Read More