October 2017:  We had 2 fine days in a row this past week and now it’s pouring with rain again and the temperature has fallen. In other words, welcome to spring! In Haiku Happenings we have news of the Creative Writing and Zen workshops being run by Richard von Sturmer in Auckland this month, as well […]

As I write the sun is shining, the sky is brilliantly blue and the air is crisp, to say the least. A Kiwi visiting Sydney this past week was startled (and delighted) to find the temperature was a balmy (barmy?) 26 degrees Celsius. The television weather maps for the week ahead show more rain on […]