NZ on the world stage -Booker award 1985

Keri Hulme's book The Bone People won the Booker Prize in 1985. I loved this book for so many reasons. It combined poetry and prose which invited the reader to enter the story with their hearts and their minds. The three characters the story revolved around were broken and authentic. Not everyone was a fan … Continue reading NZ on the world stage -Booker award 1985

Fans should always say hello – Witi Ihimaera

As you know New Zealand is a small country both in size and in population. There are many benefits to this - you live relatively close to the sea or the mountains, it doesn't take long to establish common ground with people you meet and it is surprisingly possible to meet famous people. I remember … Continue reading Fans should always say hello – Witi Ihimaera