Interview with Christine Eliseev

This weekend, I had the privilege of interviewing Christine Eliseev, who lives in Carterton with her husband, Vlad, and their kids. Vlad’s mum, Lyubov (which means love, aroha, in Russian) is trapped in the Ukraine city of Kharkiv. Lyubov has been bombed out of her apartment and is now staying with friends of friends. Vlad … More Interview with Christine Eliseev

Chat with Peter Murray

I was lucky enough to catch up with Peter Murray, president of the Wairarapa Railway Modeller’s Society, ahead of the Society’s show in May at Carterton Events Centre. The show sounds fantastic, and you can buy tickets here. Thank you Peter for your time! And see you at the show!

Interview with artist Rosalie Jurczenko

Throughout February 2021, the Miracle Room in Featherston will host Carterton-based artist, Rosalie Jurczenko, and her beautiful exhibition, Seen/Unseen. I caught up with Rosalie and gallery owner, Campbell Kneale, to talk about the exhibition and the wonder that is the Miracle Room. My sincere thanks to Rosalie and Campbell for sharing their time with me. … More Interview with artist Rosalie Jurczenko

Happy New Year! Jan’s edition of ReCooper8

Katie and Coops started 2021 with a bang with some fabulous guests! We drank wine with vino-entrepreneur Richie Ferguson from Down to Find Wines; chatted night skies with Friend of the Show and stargazer par excellance Becky Bateman; got to know COVID-refugee, photographer and podcaster Carmel Jane; and rounding off the show nicely, talking up … More Happy New Year! Jan’s edition of ReCooper8

Featherston Booktown: Words in November with Annabel Langbein

On 14th November at 3pm at Featherston’s beautiful Anzac Hall, Annabel Langbein, Aotearoa’s most popular cookbook author, will be in conversation with Wellington based journalist and food critic David Cohen about her new memoir “Bella: My Life In Food“. The event is part of Featherston Booktown’s Words in November. Before and after An Afternoon with … More Featherston Booktown: Words in November with Annabel Langbein