Here’s a previously published piece of mine based on a childhood memory of “madness” that takes a journey inside Auckland’s former Oakley Mental Hospital. Under the tab Published Pieces, click on Descent into “madness” – tale of an unquiet mind.
Ralph Hotere, one of New Zealand’s greatest artists died in February 2013. My personal tribute to him appeared in an article I wrote for the magazine Tui Motu – InterIslands in its June 2013 edition. To read it, click on the above title listed under the tab ‘Published Pieces’
The Dunedin branch of the NZ China Friendship Society has taken an interest in my “Friendship First, Competition Second” story and has featured it in their newsletter. To see it on the Dunedin website, click here.
Interest in the Shanghai story has come from a couple of table tennis sources. The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has a special news item on it. Click here.
See the look of concentration and determination captured on Yvonne’s face.
Table Tennis New Zealand has also posted a link to the story on their website.