Newsletter: August 2018
In August, we were ...
editing a book on trusts, wills and administration
editing a book on intellectual property
editing a government department's annual report
editing a document on New Zealand's public breast screening programme
editing a book about wellness and finding balance
writing about an Auckland-based furniture and homeware designer
writing about a celebrity chef’s upcoming children’s cookbook
Daisy: Fall of Giants by Ken Follett, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat and Csardas by Diane Pearson; also Good Luck, Anna Hibiscus! by Atinuke and The Wild Robot by Peter Brown with my daughters (today in micro-literature ...)
India: You're on an Airplane: A Self-Mythologizing Memoir by Parker Posey, Educated by Tara Westover, Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan and Brighton Rock by Graham Greene
Daisy: getting ready for a new school and kindergarten term here in the Northern hemisphere: I'm in the middle of a vortex of to-do lists, lunch boxes, exercise book labels, new shoes and resentment
India: perpetually either asking people or being asked, "Did you go to Beervana? Have you seen any movies at the film festival? Have you gone to any Wellington on a Plate events?"
Daisy: Deborah Frances-White's thoughts about women-centred micro-climates as hot houses for societal change, and the happy little thought that Coles & Lopez might just be one
India: the new album by Mitski, Be the Cowboy (thanks, Chris!)
Coles & Lopez news
Treasures of Tane: Plants of Ngai Tahu by Rob Tipa, which Daisy edited, was published
India reviewed You're on an Airplane: A Self-Mythologizing Memoir by Parker Posey for NZ Booklovers
India's interview with Dave Dobbyn and travel feature about Gisborne appeared in the August issue of Kia Ora magazine
India reviewed two Burger Wellington burgers for WellingtonNZ.com
Tip of the month
Burned or burnt? Learned or learnt? India has the definitive story.