Monthly Archives: May 2017

I think my phone may be racist

I have a serious question. Is my phone racist? On Tuesday I was on my weekly sojourn into the city for lectures. The train ride there was uneventful. However, on the way back something bizarre happened and no one has … Continue reading

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Auckland Writers’ Festival 17

I wrestled my way out of the car in the too narrow parking slots, cursing the greed of the city council. I would probably need a can opener to get back into my car at the end of the day. … Continue reading

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Be somebody’s something good

Something else happened this morning. I missed the train. I was on the platform, about to scan my card, when the train pulled away. There was somebody else who missed the same train and whose life pulled up alongside mine … Continue reading

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Would you like sugar?

It’s really interesting watching others learn how to do things. Specifically, how to make coffee. I am pretty anal about following instructions. I always use a recipe when baking, even if it’s something I have made a dozen times before. … Continue reading

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Learn to love to learn

You all know by now that I am completing a Master of Creative Writing this year. I don’t think there’s a soul alive who doesn’t know! Apart from wanting to write my novel, I have this unshakable belief that the … Continue reading

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