Category Archives: places

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

Things lost and found

How do you begin to describe the love you have for a child, especially in a way that has any resonance or truth for them?  And in exploring that love, do you finally begin to recognise and have to accept

Things lost and found

How do you begin to describe the love you have for a child, especially in a way that has any resonance or truth for them?  And in exploring that love, do you finally begin to recognise and have to accept

Toi o Tamaki

Auckland’s new Art Gallery invites me to breathe deeply. Returning from smoky, grimy tourist destinations to rediscover my own city, I have the sense I’m wandering into a big holiday marquee put up by my relatives. Call in any time.

Toi o Tamaki

Auckland’s new Art Gallery invites me to breathe deeply. Returning from smoky, grimy tourist destinations to rediscover my own city, I have the sense I’m wandering into a big holiday marquee put up by my relatives. Call in any time.

Gatti di Venezia

In the quiet streets of Giudecca there are cats. One of them, black and white and charming, adopted us immediately, and became our Venetian holiday friend. A couple of tabbies hunched into the cobbles next to the walls along Calle

Gatti di Venezia

In the quiet streets of Giudecca there are cats. One of them, black and white and charming, adopted us immediately, and became our Venetian holiday friend. A couple of tabbies hunched into the cobbles next to the walls along Calle

Pompeii dogs

The dogs of Pompeii are still with me. One of us decided on the spur of the moment to give a name to the small golden one with the fluffy tail arcing back towards his midsection. He had followed, falling

Pompeii dogs

The dogs of Pompeii are still with me. One of us decided on the spur of the moment to give a name to the small golden one with the fluffy tail arcing back towards his midsection. He had followed, falling

A challenge to Community Informatics

At the Community Informatics Research Network Conference: Anne Milne, Mike Usmar: Exploring authentic community informatics taxonomy from a Maori and Pacific worldview.  Te Rongo Haeata – the informative beam of light. This presentation at the Community Informatics Research Network conference

A challenge to Community Informatics

At the Community Informatics Research Network Conference: Anne Milne, Mike Usmar: Exploring authentic community informatics taxonomy from a Maori and Pacific worldview.  Te Rongo Haeata – the informative beam of light. This presentation at the Community Informatics Research Network conference