Newsletter: May 2018
In May, we were . . .
editing New Zealand’s Digital Health Strategy
editing a doctoral thesis
editing a Year 10 maths textbook
writing about the best things to do in Gisborne
writing about why Dave Dobbyn loves his home base of Grey Lynn
Daisy: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman and The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
India: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders, Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan and The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Daisy: Perfecting my sourdough recipe, arranging my kids’ bookshelves by language and colour (my kids are bilingual: Hungarian and English) and re-reading The BFG (English, pink) with my seven-year-old
India: Collecting my cat, Penny, from her temporary home in Hawke’s Bay and bringing her back to Wellington with me (at last!)
India: Beer?!?! After years of being a Wino Forever, Wellington’s craft beer culture has finally won me over. Sour beer was my gateway drug.
Coles & Lopez news
India joined the reviewer team at NZ Booklovers – read her review of The Vanishing Act by Jen Shieff here
Elastic Island Adventures: Jewel Lagoon by Karen McMillan, which India proofread, was published
India’s interview with Kiwi actress Rachel House appeared in Kia Ora magazine
India began blogging about Wellington goings-on at WellingtonNZ.com – read her first blog, about the rise of Ghuznee St, here
Tip of the month
Are you putting that extra syllable in just to sound brainier? Here's the real deal on oriented/orientated and preventive/preventative.