Renee reviews the autobiography of Golriz Ghahraman, the first refugee elected into NZ Parliament and finds a poignant, enjoyable read.
Renee recommends Alix E. Harrow's debut novel, a historical fantasy "like 'Inkheart' meets 'Neverwhere' with a dash of 'Locke and Key'".
'"Flowers become human in ikebana." - Sofu Teshigahara, Founder of the Sōgetsu School of Ikebana Canterbury Japan Day came early to Tūranga last week, with events ranging from origami and haiku workshops to music performances. I had the pleasure of attending the ikebana workshop on Thursday, and it was such a treat! Ikebana (生け花), the…
Christchurch City Libraries celebrates Japan Day early! Join us as we enjoy, experience, and learn Japanese culture through a series of activities.
Sunday 15 September saw the end of Mr Tang Yu-Shiun's Art of Calligraphy Exhibition. The exhibition finished with an excellent seminar, where Mr Tang's wife Gladys gave an overview of the exhibition, and featured a variety of dance and musical performances.