Timey-wimey stuff: WORD Christchurch Festival 2018

Last year, as part of WORD Christchurch's Autumn Season, James Gleick spoke on his wide-ranging cultural history of Time Travel. If you have any interest in, as Doctor Who puts it, "wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey stuff" it's a great read. This WORD Christchurch Festival session brought together American author, Ted Chiang (whose novella, The Story of Your Life…
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Win tickets to the NZSO and The Phoenix Foundation – Celebrate!

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra joins forces with The Phoenix Foundation, one of the country’s most lauded bands, for a remarkable concert experience in August. The NZSO and The Phoenix Foundation – Celebrate! marks 20 years since the popular band was founded in Wellington. Top New Zealand composers and arrangers Gareth Farr, Claire Cowan, Chris…
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Reading many lives

A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, the man who never reads lives only one. #WorldBookDay — George RR Martin (@GeorgeRRMartin_) April 23, 2015 With regards to the quote above, if one were of a sardonic frame of mind one might point out that at the rate at which Game of Thrones author…
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