Blogs in October 2021

The Remarkable Feather Waka; a Moriori Tale of Long Ago 29th October 2021

The Moriori had been living a peaceful life in the Chatham Islands for many centuries before they were almost all killed by a tribe of Maori from New Zealand in the mid 19th Century. Just a few stories remain...

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A Childhood at Cairnsmore; Growing up on a New Zealand sheep farm. 29th October 2021

This is a memoir of days in the early and mid 20th Century of a girl who rode her pony to school each day; and what family life was like in a rural area of New Zealand. Gwen Mackenzie...

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About Hana 1st October 2021

A formidable leader. A widow with a fragile heart. Their alliance will unlock more opposition than they imagined. Is love really worth dying for? “This mystery series should be banned! I’ve done nothing but read all week!” Pintorider Hana’s...

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Addressed to Greta 30th September 2021

Greta Jellings blushes and bumbles her way through her carefully ordered existence, forever constrained by what her mother would have said and done. ‘No expectation, no disappointment’ was one of her mother’s mantras. It serves Greta well too. It...

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Pearl City: Stories from Japan and Elsewhere 4th May 2021

Pearl City: Stories from Japan and Elsewhere is short fiction for busy people who love to travel. Six of the stories are set in Japan, and the others in Hong Kong, East Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, France, Austria, the...

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