I have just listened to Country Life on Radio New Zealand National – an eclectic radio show about all things rural. On today’s edition Susan Murray met with Colin Meads (All Black legend) at Pinetree Farm in Te Kuiti. Colin told of how he donated all his money from speaking engagements, generating enough income for […]
Just watched on my ‘copy’ of the TV3 6 o’clock news the protest that took place in the grounds of Parliament today lunchtime. Protesters were concerned about Section 92a of the Copyright Act. This section says if a user is accused of downloading material (such as video’s and music) that they don’t hold the rights […]
Here’s the latest piece off the easel. It’s an acrylic on canvas of the Tinui fire-station in the Wairarapa. It measures 800 x 600mm unframed. I’ll consider selling it beforehand, but this is headed for the Affordable Art Auction in Wellington later this year.
Antonie Dixon is dead. I know there will be many people who will be saying good riddance to bad rubbish – but any death is shocking, especially the death of someone who we all recognise from his court appearances on the nightly news. The care of the mentally ill in NZ prisons is obviously lacking […]