Tuesday, 8 March 2016


Half of the Earth’s surface and seas must be dedicated to the conservation of nature, or humanity will have no future.

How We Lost the Moon

The moon has always enchanted dreamers, but Apollo is a fading memory and routine lunar travel seems as remote as ever.

Against the Dying of the Light

The final days of writers at the end.

Theme of the Great New Zealand Novel

The days of gold, the great Maori and Pakeha navigators, the whalers and pirates, the kauri bushmen and the gum diggers, and the fierce tribal battles that left the sands white with bones- God’s own, a good keen man alone. The Bolthole.