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R.I.P. Death of a Computer(0)

April 1, 2020



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

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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

Suicide – Seven Ways to Help Grievers

When Kristen Clifford's husband - Steven Clifford, a police officer - wasn't responding to her text messages, she became alarmed and drove home, where she found notes, his police identification, his driver's licence. "Everything laid out very neatly, methodically", she recalled.More

The Seven Habits of Highly Peaceful People

While waiting in a long line at a coffee shop, one woman remains calm and content while the one behind her is experiencing irritation and frustration.

When cut off in traffic, one man simply continues driving toward his destination while another man blows the car horn shouting obscenities.… More

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