These words sound technical and informed. But they mean nothing…

I’ve blogged on this before. Maybe the problem is getting worse. Today Josh Horwitz has written about the problem of ordinary people not being able to understand what internet companies actually do, because they use too much jargon. Nice to

These words sound technical and informed. But they mean nothing…

I’ve blogged on this before. Maybe the problem is getting worse. Today Josh Horwitz has written about the problem of ordinary people not being able to understand what internet companies actually do, because they use too much jargon. Nice to

On becoming something new

Tihei mauri ora! E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e rau rangatira mā Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa. Ko Jocelyn ahau. Nō Wairarapa ahau. Ko au te Tumu o Te Tari Whakapā Kaupapa I Wairaka. Kia ora tātou

On becoming something new

Tihei mauri ora! E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e rau rangatira mā Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa. Ko Jocelyn ahau. Nō Wairarapa ahau. Ko au te Tumu o Te Tari Whakapā Kaupapa I Wairaka. Kia ora tātou

A line of women

Soon I’ll be travelling to the other side of the world to see my firstborn for the first time in two years. It will be summer, so far north that the days will be as long as the endless dark

A line of women

Soon I’ll be travelling to the other side of the world to see my firstborn for the first time in two years. It will be summer, so far north that the days will be as long as the endless dark

/ life

Kaitiaki

A ruru came near the other morning when it was not quite dawn. All was still after stormy days. I busied myself with the day’s routine and gradually became conscious of my cat meowing loudly outside at something as the

/ life

Kaitiaki

A ruru came near the other morning when it was not quite dawn. All was still after stormy days. I busied myself with the day’s routine and gradually became conscious of my cat meowing loudly outside at something as the

Say what you mean

I like Attorney-General Chris Finalyson’s style. Even if he comes across as a curmudgeon in producing guidelines for people in his office about clear communication (as distinct from ‘around’ clear communication, LOL, see below), boy do I sympathise.  I have

Say what you mean

I like Attorney-General Chris Finalyson’s style. Even if he comes across as a curmudgeon in producing guidelines for people in his office about clear communication (as distinct from ‘around’ clear communication, LOL, see below), boy do I sympathise.  I have

Finding a voice

Time to think hard about what I’m doing with this blog.  I started it long ago with no sense of voice, style, or purpose.  I didn’t plan it.  There were a few posts, a smattering of comments, and then a

Finding a voice

Time to think hard about what I’m doing with this blog.  I started it long ago with no sense of voice, style, or purpose.  I didn’t plan it.  There were a few posts, a smattering of comments, and then a

After a storm

Two nights ago the curtains billowed with a slight draught puffing in where the polar wind hammered at the window the house giving way a little at its edges where the joints are worn, its skin permeable, windows and doors

After a storm

Two nights ago the curtains billowed with a slight draught puffing in where the polar wind hammered at the window the house giving way a little at its edges where the joints are worn, its skin permeable, windows and doors