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Archive for February, 2013

Whanau and friends…and a dead calf —

A wonderful evening with three generations of family from four countries plus our neighbours. Wine, coffees, chippies and chocolate under the stars whilst we chatted and laughed the evening away. We could have stayed around the table on the deck forever, underneath a three-quarter moon and stars – except a stench that has wafted over […]

Bottling light —

The February show of WNYC’s Radiolab, called ‘Speed‘, contains three great stories. I am encouraging everyone to listen to the show or at least to the segment called Master of the Universe (about 44:48 minutes into the show).   It is about the work of Danish scientist Lene Vestergaard Hau (above) who has not only slowed light from the speed […]

A brief thought on true love —

My dear friend Chuck just posted his thoughts on Valentine’s Day and I was prompted to write the following comment. We are called upon to love each, full stop (or period, as you say on your side of the Pacific). That means no exceptions and that’s the hardest thing about our faith; we are called […]