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Q & A with JOY COWLEY, Author of 'The Silk'

In the land of Hobbits, New Zealand, lives Joy Cowley – she’s a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother – and a writer for over six decades. She’s gone from a manual typewriter with carbon copies to the modern computer. 780 more words

JL's Journal

PRINZ Letter to the Editor, NZ Listener

Pauline Rose, Prose NZ / President, PRINZ Thursday, 12 December 2013 Your 5 December editorial ‘The truth is out there’ notes an explosion of public relations people in the public sector and suggests ‘real journalism’ is being swamped by their presence. 275 more words

For Foodies and Food bloggers everywhere

Adam loves food, as his waistline and body shape are a testimony to. However, as yet he has not done this…

This great cartoon was purloined from the NZ Listener for week beginning 7 December 2013.


On doubt

The most dangerous capacity humans possess is the power to convince ourselves we’re in the right.

Most of what most people have believed throughout most of human history has been wrong.

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Framing the political portrait

The cover portrait and Guyon Espiner’s lead story in this weeks Listener raises the issue of framing photography. David White is one of New Zealand’s leading photographers and has done a number of portraits of political figures. 636 more words

New Zealand Politics

Kingdom Animalia Reviews

The latest reviews of Kingdom Animalia: the Escapades of Linnaeus come from Emma Neale in the NZ Listener (December 3 -9 2011):

“…Freegard is equal parts jester and scientist…the collection is as much about human follies, infringements, betrayals and tenderness as it is about the habits and habitats of our animal cousins.” 323 more words