- the hut builder, by Laurence Fearnley
- The Forrests, by Emily Perkins
- A Man Runs into a Woman, by Sarah Jane Barnett
- Amber, Furs and Cockleshells: Bike Rides with Pilgrims and Merchants, by Anne Mustoe
- The Presence of the Future: The Eschatology of Biblical Realism, by George Eldon Ladd
Oh my last Caffe L'affare, shared with a snowy Oscar Peterson, Dave Bruebeck and a morning in Bluff.
Yummy Caffe L'affare with Bill Dogget, a wee bit of admin, a rewrite and maybe something a little new.
Still very much so in the planning stages, but in the spirit of 'Bristol or Bust' & 'Number 8', I am planning my Norwegian tour.
Director: David Gordon Green
Screenplay: David Gordon Green
Staring: Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch
This film was a fantastic and random little gem. It was so earth-shatteringly funny and totally serious all at the same time. It was slow moving, yet fast moving, with heaps of dialogue and lingering scenes of stark burnt nature.
The story is a basic bromance-road-journey, the difference being these guys are painting the centre lines. It is set in Texas with heaps of generational value clashes.
If you like slightly weird and very random films, then this is a must-watch. I loved it.
Victoria University Press
Beautiful book full of well written meandering short-stories. 'Duck Pluck' and 'West Coast Road' were my favourites. All of the stories are located on New Zealand's rugged and isolated West Coast. The stories are speckled across the years from settler times until the present. This is a book to sit down and relax with.
This is an excellent taste of New Zealand and includes my rugby poem 'becoming men'.
You can buy it or read more here.
[faber and faber]
gifted second-hand paperback
Fantastic read. I had been listening to the podcast for years. The book filled in all the gaps for me whilst stringing me along on a sometimes bumpy road of funny stories. It waffled a little in places, but it was still a good read.