My Central Otago Connections

It’s more than 60 years since I made the first of many visits to Central Otago. That was in December 1955 and the trip from Auckland in those days took two solid days. With today’s jet services the...

Napier, 1965

When I was a young manager on the “relief circuit” for Amalgamated Theatres I never knew where my next port of call would be. With Easter fast approaching, and without any instructions, I thought I...

My Associations with Fire

Unknown Origins It’s said in family circles that just as soon as I was old enough, and I think it must have been when I was 7, I was allowed to travel alone by tram to and from Newmarket to visit my...