There's a certain freedom that comes from blogging. I write what I choose to write, what I think would make a good column. I write for other people, and I understand that, among other things, I have to keep my editors happy. But my blogs are mine, my very own. I have nobody to please but myself. If I were in a more horribly poncy and pretentious mood, I'd say that while my magazine articles are my work, this is my art. But that would be quite irretrievably pretentious, so I won't say that. I'll just say that this is what I write purely for myself.
I write about:
|Life in New Zealand
New Life: New Zealand — the Moving to New Zealand Blog began in early 2009, when I moved myself and my family from the USA to New Zealand. It's one of the very best moves I've ever made, and I use this blog to share my experiences with my friends — and, increasingly, my readership.
|The Letters Page
Because some people really don't know know any better, and it's my job to set them straight.
Freedom of speech — don't you just love it?