Standing Tall

For those who never made it home….we remember. My great uncle Frank was one of those. My Grandfather’s younger brother, he emigrated with the family to New Zealand from Gloucestershire in 1905 as a sixteen year old. A┬ámusician and like his brothers and┬ámy father, was a farmer from Rongotea. ‘But all that my mind sees… Continue reading Standing Tall

The loss of Democracy in New Zealand

A great article by New Zealander of the Year Dame Anne Salmond in the Herald about the steady erosion of democracy in New Zealand under the Neo-Liberal thinking that has got a stranglehold on Western thinking… ” In the 1980s, neo-liberal doctrines were introduced in a number of countries. As the unfettered pursuit of profit… Continue reading The loss of Democracy in New Zealand