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How the land lies


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From Seresin/Landfall Residency

This is a sampler of some poetry written during a six week residency at thew beautiful Waterfall Bay, in the Marlborough Sounds of new Zealand, courtesy of Michael Seresin and Landfall Magazine’s annual residency programme. The full sequence, which has … Continue reading

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Koroneiki Cottage

Koroneiki Cottage is now available to let. Ideally we would like to let it to artists or writers who might enjoy the quiet, and rural surroundings in this part of New Zealand. Even though we are only fifteen minutes from¬†Masterton … Continue reading

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A hut to write in

The hut partially built, overlooks the dam in the early summer of 2012/2013  I get to write in the hut, january 2013

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Rain in Westland

Writing about Peter Hooper the other day, I started thinking about how wet this winter has been in Wellington. Randell Cottage has many times looked out on low cloud and the resulting gloom, and it occurs to me, how appropriate … Continue reading

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Waiting for snow

Waiting for snow For three days forecasters, dressed in their world of television clothes, have been charting the progress of weather heading our way. They tell us of consecutive fronts, moving direct from that land of Scott, Shackleton and men … Continue reading

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