On Friday 15 March 2019, a white supremacist terrorist shoots and kills 50 Muslims at prayer and injures another 48. At the same time, NZ WOMAD —a festival of unity and tolerance and hope — is about to begin. My body and half my mind is at WOMAD.Continue reading
Ursula the British shorthair is justifiably offended by the depiction of her distant relatives on a cheap t-shirt.Continue reading
How I became a finalist in the NZ WOMAD Poetry Slam at the age of 79.Continue reading
In memory of Mikey, unfairly but officially recorded as Megadeath. Known for his (mostly) sweet nature, silky skin, claw whiskers and alarming tail. Not my cat but still a family member.Continue reading
A kind man offered to develop my brand.
I said, I don’t think you understand
That I am extremely old
and way beyond
the need for a personal brand.