A Good Trollope

Someone once remarked to me that “there’s nothing quite like going to bed with a good Trollope”. He was, of course, referring to one of Anthony Trollope’s popular novels as ideal bedtime reading. And...

Our Mrs Mack

Mrs Mack was a fellow TVNZ employee who befriended me: a woman who, travelling alone, braved immigration to New Zealand in post-war years to make a new life here. She was one of the interesting...

4 Who Served in World War One

4 Who Served in World War One Centenary celebrations of the First World war (1914-18) recalled four people I knew who served. I researched their backgrounds and found interesting careers worthy of...