Monday, November 20, 2017

A Well Worn Track

November 19, 2008 by  
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With all our goodbyes behind us, we drove out along Haranui Road one last time, blew kisses in the direction of the urupa to Nanny Moewaka where she and Arka lay, charges of Papatuanuku and finally headed back towards Auckland. We decided a detour to

Dream Team Machine

October 12, 2008 by  
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Sumner Redstone once said, “The best deal is one where it’s fair to you and it’s fair to them”, this from a man who has engendered loyalty from his staff because he has shown it to them. And this too, from a man who has an estimated personal fortune of $US9bn.

Black and White

June 8, 2008 by  
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I started reading Thomas Hardy’s ‘Tess of the D’Ubervilles’ (A Pure Woman) again last night. I’ve read it before so you’d think that knowing the end would dissuade me from reading it again. But it doesn’t. It’s an instructive piece and I

Humble Beginnings

May 5, 2008 by  
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Humility in a person is defining. It defines the spirit of a person’s character, the essential core of who and how they are. I’ve often thought humility is bore from humble beginnings, beginnings that are remembered rather than ignored or

I Dreamed

May 4, 2008 by  
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” I dreamed a dream in times gone by when hope was high and life worth living, I dreamed that love would never die, I dreamed that God would be forgiving. Then I was young and unafraid and dreams were made and