How to be old—we're all learning

Two 70s poets: joy of writing, reading and being read to—a 79th birthday project

Right now I’m preparing for a rather special performance of my poems on Sunday 24 February 2019, which happens to be my 79th birthday. I’m sharing the stage with a friend who is just a few years younger. I know in advance that the event will be joyful and funny and satisfying all round.

This blog’s theme,”write into life”, is based on certain assumptions:

Hence the poster — come if you can! And please tell your friends on the Kapiti Coast of New Zealand.

And by the way, next time you look at an old stranger, stop and wonder what their life was like and what it is like now…

*Nice word, ay?

PS Actually, I’m not sure how the Cat Thinkies fit in with this blog’s theme. I must catch them reading and writing…


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Two seventies poets. Rebels of the 1970s—poets in their 70s

St Peter’s Hall Paekakariki 3–4pm 24 February 2019
Tickets cash at the door $10
Followed by Q&A, a cuppa, and books for sale (cash)
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