Happy day-after-Boxing-Day! I’m usually pretty lazy with this website and don’t post much other than the letters to my kids which I think are worth sharing. But I’ve committed to being more proactive at telling the stories I think add value. That’s not a new
Most of the time all a mean (or kind) face tells you is what their mum and dad looked like. Don’t judge a book by its parent’s genes.
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“You can’t be what you can’t see… we need to see more brown-skinned faces in books.” Choice korero from Paula Morris & Anita Heiss – Author – same goes 4 authors names ON books. Dam Native showed me that as a Māori, I could rap. Patricia Grace showd me I could write stories. Do the things. #NZWritersForum
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Shout outs to all my loved ones who are going through some stuff, and have put their hand up and said they need help. Whether it’s counselling, rehab, crying to a mate – reaching out takes strength, it shouldn’t, but that’s the world we live
“There are stories that you can write, and there are stories that you can’t write. And, in the end, you write the ones that you can, and that allows you to bear the ones that you can’t. There’s nothing, I think, particularly upsetting about that