Category: On Books

Tokomaru Bay freezing works

Next stop: Tokomaru Bay

Our next stop, an entire twenty-four minutes from Tolaga Bay by car, is Tokomaru Bay. This small bay reminded me of Calliope Bay, the setting for one of New Zealand’s great unread classic novels, Sydney Bridge Upside Down by David Ballantyne. (Some suggest Hicks Bay, further up the […]

The Open Road Beckons

“The open road speaks for a perpetual becoming.” Pico Iyer   I’m continuing my tradition of reading well-known books years after they came to the attention of the rest of the world! But the gap is narrowing. Pico Iyer’s The Open Road was published six years ago, where […]