The spotlight is on our entrepreneurs!

Back in December I wrote about the fabulous retail opportunities emerging in Featherston, and I’m thrilled to report that the buzz continues!  Hats off to the Wairarapa Times Age for publishing two great stories about two great business women – Emma McCleary of Emma Makes and Maeve Finnegan, the force behind Goodsocks!  Learn more about … More The spotlight is on our entrepreneurs!

Delicious Autumn! Listen again to my interview with Jen Olson

“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” George Eliot* In April, ReCooper8 featured my interview with local artist and musician, Jen Olson.  I’m very pleased to make it available here for your listen again pleasure!  My thanks again … More Delicious Autumn! Listen again to my interview with Jen Olson

ReCooper8 is looking for a film reviewer…. interested?

I’m looking for a film reviewer to contribute to ReCooper8 every other month… potentially every month if it works out.  The ideal candidate will: Have an active knowledge of/interest in film (i.e. you go to the cinema/watch films at least twice a month!) Be free ranging in your film tastes Have an opinion Be personable … More ReCooper8 is looking for a film reviewer…. interested?

A glimpse at April’s Wairarapa Word open mic event…

Well, admittedly the levels are all over the show, and overall my editorial cobbling together could do with more…. cobbling!  Nevertheless, below is my attempt at a 5 minute glimpse at the most recent Wairarapa Word open mic event held on 7th April 2013 at Almos Bookstore in Carterton.  It really is just a snippet … More A glimpse at April’s Wairarapa Word open mic event…

Under Milk Wood makes the final of the NZ Radio Awards!!

I should be working (on a very dull report!) but have just heard the very exciting news that the Limelight Theatre/Arrow FM production of Under Milk Wood that I was in has made the finals of the NZ Radio Awards! This link should take you to the NZ Radio Awards broadcast announcing the finals. It’s only … More Under Milk Wood makes the final of the NZ Radio Awards!!

Calling all poets! Check out the Wairarapa Word open mic event!

wairarapa word is held the first sunday of the month at 3pm  a free event, in the best sense of the word This sunday, 7th April, is wairarapa word from 3-5pm at Almo’s Books, High St, Carterton – a time and place to perform story, poem, comedy… anything with words… This month, Wairarapa Word will feature the work of Simon … More Calling all poets! Check out the Wairarapa Word open mic event!