In December 2020, the members of the Irish Writers Group read and discussed books by the Irish author John Banville. William John Banville was born in Wexford, Ireland, in 1945, the youngest of three siblings. He was educated at Christian Brothers schools and St Peter’s College, Wexford. After college John worked as a clerk for […]
Do you drive to Wellington to see family? Transmission Gully Motorway is a new highway from Paekakariki to just south of Porirua as you head into Wellington as an alternative to the current SH1. The Transmission Gully Motorway is inland and avoids the winding road around the coastline. Here is a link to the latest […]
If you live in the north east of Hamilton, you will find some interesting information here on the development of the Rototuna Village: https://ourhamilton.co.nz/growing-hamilton/rototuna-village-reaches-exciting-new-phase/
If you are wishing to find out the latest developments beside the Hamilton Gardens with the new bridge to Peacocks and the extension of the ring road – Wairere Drive – there is a page on the Hamilton City Council webpage for information: https://www.hamilton.govt.nz/our-city/city-development/transport/Pages/Ring-Road—Wairere-Dr-Extension.aspx
Radio 4 Open Books is a UK BBC programme on books, both fiction and non-fiction: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qp6p As it is a radio programme, there are many podcasts (digital audio files) of interviews with authors and reviews and commentaries on books. There is much browsing on offer with some great finds for the book lovers amongst us.