The way of the blog is not your choice: it chooses you.
When is a blogging sabbatical not a sabbatical? When a home is not a home.
Plants in a puzzling perspective? Just shadows on the pavement. Red doors to heaven? Just a Massey University thing. Old ngaio tree near the Carillon? Yes, and can you see six kaka nibbling buds and blundering over branches? Toy on a tummy? Just a Buddy-Rabbit tired after his big Saturday walk. But I am refreshed by … Continue reading Puzzled, pleasured, and pacified by a city stroll
Travel blogs: hugely popular for good reason Travel blogging is a brilliant way to keep a travel diary, manage your trip photos, and keep family and friends up to date with your adventures. Also, you only have to write about each memory once — one post and it's done — but you can edit at … Continue reading Travel blogs and travel talk
A few weeks ago, 200-odd people sang Donizetti's Requiem to an appreciative audience in the Wellington Salvation Army Citadel. And one of those 200 people was me. I love this annual workshop, organised by the Wellington Region of the New Zealand Choral Federation. Anyone can join in, anyone at all! On Friday night we start learning an interesting … Continue reading Singing through migraines