“…the dawn raids brought make memories of the Nazis”: An interview with Jeremy Rose (part 1).

From the age of 15 I thought I wanted to be a public radio journalist. This was spurred on by two things: growing up and waking to RNZ’s Morning Report every morning; and receiving the top prize for journalism in year 13 (7th Form).  While I didn’t end up becoming a journalist, my professional and… Continue reading “…the dawn raids brought make memories of the Nazis”: An interview with Jeremy Rose (part 1).

Hi there Mr Brash… Ahhh… Let me introduce myself…

I’d like to share a story. A surreal story bound up in necessary struggle about realities. I am reminded of educational philosopher Alison Jones (2007), who writes about the never-ending struggle-relationship between people; between Māori and Pākehā in particular: “In ka whawhai tonu mātou we are engaged in a relationship. This has to be seen positively, given it is… Continue reading Hi there Mr Brash… Ahhh… Let me introduce myself…

The impermanence of things

On Thursday 8 January, 2015, my beloved Uncle Warwick Stanley Broadhead passed away (1944-2015) on Waiheke Island. He was amazing. He was mother’s older brother, my Godfather, my teacher, my friend and fellow trouble-maker. For over 30 years he followed the Tibetan Buddhist teachings in some form, alongside my aunty and mother.  Tarchin Hearn and his partner… Continue reading The impermanence of things