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May 1, 2020

Comedian and sometimes quirky social commentator H.G. Nelson had as one of his mantras: “When too much fun is never enough”. In his own way, he was taking the mickey out of a restless culture that is never satisfied with what it has.… More

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The Way of St James: France


Le Puy-en-Velay to the Pyrénées, 2 September - 8 October 2019

By Fr Mark Walls SM

On the afternoon of the second day of this journey, I was sitting with the owner of a little pub in Monistrol d’Allier where I was staying, watching him peel enormous mushrooms that were the local delicacy, but which looked to me more like the stuff in New Zealand forests we were taught as kids to avoid.… More

R.I.P. Death of a Computer

 

 

It’s still magic, even if you know how it’s done.

– Terry Pratchett, 1948-2015

A Hat Full of Sky

 

 

Artwork by Felicity Ann Nettles

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

– Arthur Clarke, 1917-2008
British science writer and inventor

Profiles of the Future

It was a quiet summer morning in 2018.… More

God’s Gift of Flowers

Flowers are used for many occasions.

Gold and white flowers and complementary greenery were used in an Easter floral arrangement in our St Patrick’s Te Awamutu church, celebrating the glory of the risen Lord, Jesus.

The flowers were a glorious display radiating light, colour and beauty.… More


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