Food for thought and soul including observations and reflective opinion pieces on current issues.
In 1981 New Zealand band Blam Blam Blam (including singer Don McGlashan) had a minor hit here with the song ‘There is No Depression in New Zealand’.
Ive been fascinated and frustrated by the campaign to change the New Zealand flag. Fascinated by some of the options put forward as designs—and frustrated at the process and the huge expense involved.
Joy Cowley, at 80 years young, has announced her ‘semi-retirement’ from writing, but remains devoted to another passion: walking with others on their spiritual journey.
What does Richie McCaw have to do with getting a new job this year? Well, its all about your personal brand, say author and career expert Tom O'Neil
Barbara Sampson considers the deeper meaning of the Advent season. Part 3 of 3
The celebration’s all made up as retired Australian minister Rex Hunt says in his book Cards, Carols and Claus, ‘Christmas is a celebration still under construction.’ And that may be a jolly good thing.
Contemplation can help even the most pressured recapture the joy of Christmas.
Some say the heart and soul of modern rugby is in its forward play, but Canterbury Rugby lock forward JJ Manning says having a relationship with Jesus Christ is the true heart and soul of his life.
Christmas is a taonga, a treasure for humankind. Some would say the treasure is hidden, buried under tinsel and decorations and obnoxious TV ads and fake Santas. Like all hidden gold, X marks the spot.