It was a huge privilege to talk with published poet, author and singer-songwriter Hinemoana Baker a few weeks back, ahead of her appearance at Wairarapa Word, the open mic space for budding authors, whatever your genre! You can hear my interview with Hinemoana again here, but I’d urge you to head along to Tarragon Cafe, … More Hinemoana Baker – listen again
I’ve never been a fan of clowns. Creepy, in my view. Plain creepy. I wouldn’t say I’m afraid of them (a fear of clowns is called coulrophobia, by the way), but I wouldn’t want to meet one in a dark alley. Or a brightly lit one, come to think of it. And on a recent … More You try telling me clowns aren’t scary!
You don’t have to know me for long to realize that I’m pretty evangelical about Arrow FM, the Wairarapa’s Access Radio station. This post will prove it. Arrow FM (92.7fm) is Access Radio (Access Radio Reaching Over Wairarapa… geddit?!). In fact, Arrow FM is one of twelve Access Radio stations in New Zealand. Access Radio is … More Access Radio. It’s for/about/by you, and you, and you!
I’m in the process of teeing up an interview with Reiner Schoenbrunn, a resident of Featherston who has several claims to fame, one of them being that he wrote The New Zealand Morris Minor Story, considered to be the authority on the car in this country. The interview will be focussing on his work about that particular … More I like driving in my car!
A little while back I was involved in recording an under cover op – Featherston’s very own Guerrilla Gardener’s breaking ground in the centre of town, and transforming a leveled site into a little patch of colour. It was a great moment to shared, and the following day I went out and took a few … More The moment when Guerrilla Gardeners broke ground in Featherston…
A reminder that it’s wairarapa word this Sunday 3 November 3pm at Almo’s Books, 42 High St, Carterton and the guest writer this month is Christine Hunt Daniell. Christine has authored four books, with Just an orange for Christmas – Stories from the Wairarapa her most recent title. Published earlier this year, the book took her six years to create … More Wairarapa Word, this Sunday, 3rd November