Newsletter Index

Newsletter 100, January 2017: Hell Has No Fury

Women's March * One Hundred * Summer

Newsletter 99, End of 2016: Unstable

Bad Stuff * More Bad Stuff

Newsletter 98, September/October 16: The Most Important Thing

Please. Vote.

Newsletter 97, Winter 16: Fragments

Fragments * News & Current Projects * Falling Apart

Newsletter 96, March/April 16: Sheepwalking

Sheepwalking * News & Current Projects * Crossfertilisation

Newsletter 95, Summer 2015/16: Feeling the Heat

Summer Hole * News & Current Projects

Newsletter 94, October/November 2015: The Name of the Game

A Mother Goose Story * News & Current Projects * Tales from my Youth (part 3)

Newsletter 93, September 2015: On the Move

Road Trip * News & Current Projects * Refugees

Newsletter 92, July/August 2015: Everyone's Loss

Pet Stories * News & Current Projects * Cecil the Lion

Newsletter 91, June 2015: Clarity

Clarity * News & Current Projects * Tales from my Youth (part 2)

Newsletter 90, May 2015: Interruption of Service

Doctor's Visits * News & Current Projects

Newsletter 89, April 2015: Then and Now

Snug * News & Current Projects * Tales from my Youth (part 1)

Newsletter 88, March 2015: Sun, Music, Beach, Volcano

Time for a Break * News & Current Projects * WOMAD Taranaki 2015

Newsletter 87, February 2015: Silly Season

Silly Season * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Singing and Writing Women's Histories

Newsletter 86, January 2015: Hot Weather

Hot Weather * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Constance Gervasi, Film Maker * On the DVD Player: Borgen

Newsletter 85, December 2014: Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve 2014 * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: The Big Christmas Feature

Newsletter 84, November 2014: Deadlines and Fish

Deadlines * News & Current Projects (and Fish) * Monet, Marliac and Me

Newsletter 83, October 2014: At Home and Abroad

Wallpaper, Computers, and Death Threats * News & Current Projects * Scandinavian Film and Television

Newsletter 82, September 2014: Spring Around Here

Election Day * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Carla Ribeiro

Newsletter 81, August 2014: On a Good Day

Elderberries, Hares and More MOOCs * News & Current Projects * Acts of Love: Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy (part 9)

Newsletter 80, July 2014: Low Light Conditions

Home Comforts / Mischief Managed * News & Current Projects * A Farewell to Patrick O'Brien * Acts of Love: Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy (part 8)

Newsletter 79, June 2014: Supposed Online Education Junkie

The Exciting World of MOOC * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Siobhán Armstrong * Acts of Love: Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy (part 7)

Newsletter 78, May 2014: Yes, All Women

Yes, All Women * News & Current Projects * Help a Friend, Get a CD * Acts of Love: Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy (part 6)

Newsletter 77, April 2014: Party Time

Party Time * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Marily Valkijainen * Acts of Love: Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy (part 5)

Newsletter 76, March 2014: Birthday Presents

Birthday Presents * News & Current Projects * Fractal Art from The Netherlands: Tais Teng * Acts of Love: Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy (part 4)

Newsletter 75, February 2014: End of Summer

AnimFX 2014 * News & Current Projects * Fractal Art from Sweden: Johan Andersson * Acts of Love: Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy (part 3)

Newsletter 74, January 2014: Sun and Stormy Weather

Sun and Stormy Weather * News & Current Projects * Fractal Art from Sweden: Ingvar Kullberg * Acts of Love: Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy (part 2)

Newsletter 73, December 2013: Acts of Love

Girls Skipping * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do * Acts of Love: Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy (part 1)

Newsletter 72, November 2013: Myths & Legends

Myths & Legends * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Laura G. Young * Meeting the Real Jane Campion

Newsletter 71, October 2013: Time Out

Time Out * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Kid's Stuff * Photo Diary: A Well Deserved Holiday

Newsletter 70, September 2013: Metropolis

Metropolis * News & Current Projects * Things Cool People Do: Joan Baez in Concert * Learning Media, Mons. Key, and the Principle of the State

Newsletter 69, August 2013: Fault Lines

Fault Lines * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Monika Baum * On the DVD Player: Harry Potter Revisited

Newsletter 68, July 2013: Waiting for Spring

Shake-Up* News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Au Contraire! 2013 * On the DVD Player: Downton Abbey

Newsletter 67, June 2013: Recovery Mode

Recovery Mode * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Used To Do: Asita Hamidi in Memoriam * Kupe's Sail

Newsletter 66, May 2013: Gratitude

Gratitude * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Sorcerer, by Geoffrey James * On the DVD Player: Inception

Newsletter 65, March 2013: Ten Years

Ten Years * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Anne-Marie Kingsley * Womad Taranaki 2013

Newsletter 64, February 2013: The Way Forward

The Way Forward * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: a School, a Lighthouse, and some Unicorns * Living on the Planet: Many Meetings

Newsletter 63, January 2013: Communities

Living in the Wairarapa: Communities * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Sue Bradley * Gandalf's Girlfriend

Newsletter 62, December 2012: Amazements

Living in the Wairarapa: Hitting the Beach * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Gifts, Good Works, and lots of Humans * Music and Mama Africa

Newsletter 61, November 2012: Arithmetic

Living on the Planet: Of Dragons, Dwarves, and Math to Make Yourself Feel Better * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Nani Mahal * Pirates, Vampires, and Tall Dark Strangers, Part 6

Newsletter 60, October 2012: The Good, the Ugly, and the Beautiful

Living on the Internet: The Good, the Ugly, the Beautiful, and the Plain Weird * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Wai Art * Pirates, Vampires, and Tall Dark Strangers, Part 5

Newsletter 59, September 2012: Gardens

Living in the Wairarapa: Growing Jobs * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Tiffany Little * Pirates, Vampires, and Tall Dark Strangers, Part 4

Newsletter 58, August 2012: Happy Birthday, Asni.net!

Living in the Wairarapa: Happy Birthday, Asni.net! * News & Current Projects * Picture Postcards from Mars * Pirates, Vampires, and Tall Dark Strangers, Part 3

Newsletter 57, July 2012: The Ghost in the Machine

The Ghost in the Machine * News & Current Projects * Margaret Mahy * Pirates, Vampires, and Tall Dark Strangers, Part 2

Newsletter 56, June 2012: Midwinter

Living in the Wairarapa: Getting Up Early * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Iris Compiet * Pirates, Vampires, and Tall Dark Strangers, Part 1

Newsletter 55, May 2012: Bees and Mockingbirds

Living in the Wairarapa: Pleasant People * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Diane Severson Mori * Bees and Mockingbirds

Newsletter 54, April 2012: The Ground Beneath Our Feet

Living in the Wairarapa: A Day in the Life of a Wedding Harper * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Book Launch, "The Eels of Anzac Bridge" * The Ground Beneath Her Feet

Newsletter 53, March 2012: Taranaki

Living in the Wairarapa * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Back Home in Wellington ... * Taranaki

Newsletter 52, February 2012: Home Sweet Home

Home at Last * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Stéphanie Noverazz * Asni's Adventures in Internetland

Newsletter 51, January 2012: Parallel Universes

In Between * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Building a Dream School in South India * Parallel Universes

Newsletter 50, December 2011: Home is Where

Happy New Year! * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: The Holiday Feature * Asni does not live here any more: Bavaria – photo diary, part V

Newsletter 49, November 2011: Crisis Management

Occupations * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: New Art Book by Sunila Sen Gupta * Childhood memories: Spreewald and Torún – photo diary, part VI

Newsletter 48, October 2011: Occupy the Internet!

Occupy the Internet! * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Pat Knorpp * Old friends, Old Towns: Brugge and Stockholm – photo diary, part III

Newsletter 47, September 2011: Travel Tales, part II

Catching Up * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do: Saksagan, aka Melih Sangöl * Yorkshire and Cardiff: photo diary, part II

Newsletter 46, August 2011: Songs without Sound

Diamonds minus Rust over Visions of Johanna (and the Jack of Hearts, too) * Songs without Sound

Newsletter 45, June/July 2011: Travel Tales

Welcome Home * News & Current Projects * Much Ado about Shakespeare * London Bustle and Shire Quiet: photo diary, part I

Newsletter 44, April/May 2011: Autumn Colours

An Unexpected Treat * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends do: "Some Strange Felicity" CD by Sospiri Ardenti * Goodbye Sarah Jane Smith

Newsletter 43, March 2011: Domestic Details

Travel Plans * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends do: "Geist" by Philippa Ballantine * Domestic Details

Newsletter 42, February 2011: Quakes

Quakes * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends do: Maria Aragon * Writing Strong Women

Newsletter 41, January 2011: Road Trip

Road Trip * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends do: Sabrina Pohle * Winter's Bone

Newsletter 40, December 2010: About Time

About Time * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends do: The Christmas Feature * A Christmas Carol for You

Newsletter 39, November 2010: Summertime ...

... when the livin' is easy * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends do: Anupamas * Putangirua Pinnacles Photo Essay

Newsletter 38, October 2010: Hobbit Squabbles: The Sequel

Dwarven Dub * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends do: Tania Williams * Hobbit Squabbles: The Sequel

Newsletter 37, September 2010: It's Bigger on the Inside

Hobbit Squabbles * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends do: Starshipsofa.com * Doctor What?

Newsletter 36, August 2010: Wrapping Up

"Fantastic Journeys" Wrap-Up * New in the Shop: Limited Edition Art Prints * Cool Things Friends do: Nani Mahal * Au Contraire!

Newsletter 35, July 2010: Exhibition Countdown

"Fantastic Journeys" Exhibition Countdown * New in the Shop: Middle Earth New Zealand calendar 2011 * Cool Things Friends do * Still Life

Newsletter 34, June 2010: Fantastic Journeys

Coming soon: "Fantastic Journeys" exhibition at Thistle Hall * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends do: Gary Peters * Family Letters

Newsletter 33, May 2010: Flights of Pencil

Winter in the Wairarapa * News & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends do: DragonladyCH * WIFT Post Production Seminars at Park Road Post

Newsletter 32, April 2010: Good Deeds

Good Karma * Website Updates * News & Current Projects * Wairarapa Photo Journeys

Newsletter 31, March 2010: Reconsiderations

Reconsiderations * News & Current Projects * Avatar Movie Review

Newsletter 30, February 2010: Learning Curves

Earthsea Grief * Poetic Justice * News & Current Projects

Newsletter 29, January 2010: Quiet Days

Living in the Wairarapa * News, Current Projects & Things for Sale * Painting Fools * Planting Food

Newsletter 28, December 2009: White Weather

Living in the Wairarapa * Introducing: Inkibus.com * News & Current Projects * The Left Hand of Darkness: or, painting with music

Newsletter 27, October/November 2009: Moving Matters

Moving House * News & Current Projects * AnimFX Wellington 09 * Happy 80th Birthday Ursula K. Le Guin!

Newsletter 26, September 2009: All Systems Go!

The Great Good News * New in the Shop * Upcoming Events & Current Projects * Cool Things Friends Do * And the Lucky Winner is...

Newsletter 25, July/August 2009: A Foolish Thing

New in the Shop * News & current projects * Website updates * A Foolish Thing

Newsletter 24, May/June 2009: Getting into Gear

News & current projects * X Media Labs in Auckland and Sydney * Cool things friends do * European Diary

Newsletter 23, April 2009: Estonia: a Winter Journey

Estonia: a Winter Journey * News, website upadates and current projects * Travel sketches

Newsletter 22, March 2009: South Island Photo Album II

The Painting of Earthsea * European Trip Itinerary * Current Projects " Website Updates * South Island Photo Album II

Newsletter 21, February 2009: Challenges

Stuck on Perspective * Upcoming Events * Current Projects * Walking the Kepler Track

Newsletter 20, January 2009: South Island Photo Album I

Website progress report * Upcoming Events * Current Projects * South Island Photo Album

Newsletter 19, December 2008: Journeys in Earthsea

Summer Trip Summary * Upcoming Events * Journeys in Earthsea

Instead of a Newsletter, November 2008: A Tribute to Helen Clark

Newsletter 18, October 2008: Changes
Changes * New in the Shop * Currently Working On * Easter in Wellington * A word about Typography

Newsletter 17, September 2008: How it Went

CD Launch at Happy * Projects and Collaborations * Another Great New Kiwi Movie

Newsletter 16, August 2008: The Day I Shot Myself

The Day I Shot Myself * Rehearsals * Tahu * Traffic Details

Newsletter 15, July 2008: Slow Release

Upcoming: CD Launch at Happy * Upcoming: Theory Classes * Barefoot Cinema * Schoolmates

Newsletter 14, May/June 2008: Past Solstice

Achievements * Website Updates * Upcoming Events * Many Meetings

Newsletter 13, March/April 2008: Chasing Leaves

CD Feedback * Chasing Leaves * Harp for Sale * Work in Progress & Upcoming Events * Fantasy Art Workshop

Newsletter 12, January/February 2008: All's Well That Ends Well
"Travels in Middle-earth" CD released

Newsletter 11, November/December 2007: What is Fantasy Music?

CD Production Update * Work in Progress & Upcoming Events * Current Projects * What is Fantasy Music?

Newsletter 10, October 2007: Good Things, Bad THings, and Things In Between

Children's Music * CD Production Update & Middle-earth Calendar * Upcoming Events * And How is School?

Newsletter 9, September 2007: An Artist's Self-Help Manual Part II

Why Am I Doing This? * Upcoming Events * I Have an Agent

Newsletter 8, August 2007: An Artist's Self-Help Manual Part I

Travels in Middle-earth * Upcoming Events

Newsletter 7, May 2007: Landscapes
At a loss for Words * Upcoming Events * Landscapes

Newsletter 6, March 2007: Travels In Middle-Earth

Too Good to be True? * Recording a Trip in Middle-earth * Upcoming Events

Newsletter 5, February 2007: Instead of a Newsletter

Newsletter 4, January 2007: Guilt and T-Shirts

Upcoming Events * Parihaka Revisited * Journeys through a Dark Century * Summer Sketching * Shop News

Newsletter 3, December 2006: Of Pencils, Harps and ILlustrators

"Travels in Middle-earth" on CD * Meet the Illustrator * Pencils & Co * The Great Hobbit Outrage * Shop News

Newsletter 2, September 2006: The Year of Two Times Spring

The Year of Two Times Spring * Curent Projects & Upcoming Events * European Tour * Matariki

Newsletter 1, March 2006: European Tour

European Tour: April/May 2006 * Time for Reflection * Parihaka
* Shop News