Monthly Archives: October 2019

Notes to Self (On How to Write) ‹ BREVITY’s Nonfiction Blog ‹ Reader — WordPress.com

We have a long weekend this weekend; maybe contemplating something beautiful will help us rest and relax. Here are two; a new favorite from this morning and an old favorite. via Notes to Self (On How to Write) ‹ BREVITY’s … Continue reading

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Want to improve your life? Just learn to say no | Life and style | The Guardian

This is a thought I’m struggling with. The idea of “Just saying no.”Not so much in my personal life and the organizations I choose to join but at work, I struggle to set boundaries. And the advice to “just say … Continue reading

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Sex toys, one night stands and pre-colonial horniness | On the Rag: Sex positivity (full episode) – YouTube

I have written about sex before. And I have expressed my frustration that the New Zealand media don’t discuss sex, or at least not often. I found this exception on Spinoff and I recommend it to you. Personally I enjoy … Continue reading

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“If you work too hard, you will keep going in the same direction” Paul Nurse, Nobel Laureate – YouTube

This is personal. I find myself working so hard that nurturing myself, developing new directions and new projects becomes a formidable challenge. Currently writing an escape plan is my most important and urgent task.

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Three Lessons from Eight years of Blogging.

The script for a speech I delivered last weekend. KO ORA TÄTO KO WHARITE TE MAUNGA KO MANAWATU TE AWA NÖ TE PAPA-I-AHAU ATU KO JUDD TÖKU WHÄNAU KO MAURICE JUDD TÖKU INGOA GREETINGS ALL WHARITE IS THE MOUNTAIN MANAWATU … Continue reading

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