Category Archives: reflection

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

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

/ rant

Shrek shuffles off his mortal coil …yawn

In what other country in the world would we wake up to a story about the death of a sheep as the feature article on the front page of a leading national newspaper? Seems to me to be further evidence,

/ rant

Shrek shuffles off his mortal coil …yawn

In what other country in the world would we wake up to a story about the death of a sheep as the feature article on the front page of a leading national newspaper? Seems to me to be further evidence,