Big Fiction

7 October, Havelock North Function Centre Readers and Writers, HBAF 2017 On what chair Toby Buck even charitably described as a “sub sub-tropical” Saturday evening in Havelock North (it was miserable), around four dozen hardy souls came out to the Function Centre’s strictly functional Magdalinos Room for discussions about Coming Waves and The Wish Child…

Pecha Kucha

11 April, MTG Thankfully the ‘character-building’ art of public speaking (as it is no doubt still regarded in schools) is not dying out. Quite the opposite, it seems to be enjoying a renaissance if you consider the remarkable popularity and even cultural influence of TED Talks where subjects of all types, no matter how arcane…