January 2019: I spent New Year’s Eve cleaning out my office and tackling an overgrown piece of garden. Needless to say, I was in bed well before midnight but did see a beautiful fireworks display from my bedroom window as the year rolled over.
Haiku Happenings includes a Vale for Aalix Roake, and details of her memorial service in February in Tauranga. Aalix and her husband died in a car crash on December 12.
This month’s article continues the New Year theme with some haiku resolutions for 2019 based on my experiences as co-editor of the Fourth NZ Haiku Anthology. As soon as the printers go back to work we’ll have details of a launch date.
The Contest listing has been updated through to the end of March. Please remember that it’s refreshed as information comes to hand so it’s always worth checking back during the month.