Certified Live Man

WARWICK STANLEY BROADHEAD memories Ihoa-inspirer-conspirator-disruptor-creative soul-spinner-knitter-director-wit-thinker CHOOSING ONE VOICE I used to be the musical director of ONE VOICE, a community choir based in Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand. ONE VOICE were a “feral” choir – run collaboratively by the members and with a wildly diverse repertoire – everything from contemporary songs, gospel arrangements and […]

The impermanence of things

Originally posted on Pūhā&Pākehā:
Last Thursday (8 January, 2015) my beloved Uncle Warwick Stanley Broadhead passed away (1944-2015) on Waiheke Island. He was amazing. He was mother’s older brother, my Godfather, my teacher, my friend and fellow trouble-maker. For over 30 years he followed the Tibetan Buddhist teachings in some form, alongside my…

Poised for 2015

Originally posted on MATTER:
Happy New Year! May 2015 be a productive research and writing year for you. At the end of last year I read a lot of end-of-2014 posts which reflected on the writer’s year and already this month I have read some scary post about writing planned for 2015 (Pat Thomson’s ‘A…

Inspired by the novel ‘Unwind’

Originally posted on Reading Miles:
Extended Metaphor Gilles.C.Bullinga These feet move. Sliding and slapping against the tarmac. Hands move, flapping and swishing over pockets, swiftly swiping away and taking the wallets with them. These eyelids flap slowly, unveiling a hunter’s large, beady eyes, flickering between targets, reading them like books, finding the weak and unsuspecting…

#Edchatnz – NZ leads Education

Originally posted on EDUWELLS:
#EdchatNZ – How one ‘lone nut’ can change education. I’ve just had the pleasure of doing two presentations at the first #EdchatNZ conference at the splendid Hobsonville Point secondary School  (@hpsschool). If nothing else, it made me glad to be a Kiwi and celebrate not only a world-leading education system but…

#edchatnz Blogging Meme

Thank you Angela Lee (@nzleeangela) for the tag in the #edchatNZ Blogging Meme! If you get included in the blogging meme: copy/paste the questions and instructions into your own blog then fill out your own answers. Share on Twitter by tagging 5 friends and using #edchatnz. Make sure you send your answers back to whomever […]