Opinion

Notes on love and listening

Notes on love and listening

Gina Barreca believes good marriages rest on listening - and hearing.

It's November, time to write another novel

Exam season is coming to a close and November is drawing ever closer.

Bird's-eye view on life from the buses

Bird's-eye view on life from the buses

Public transport comes in for a terrible lashing in this town.

Fusion power: the Age of Wonders is not past

''We would like to get to a prototype [of a nuclear fusion reactor] in five generations,'' said Dr Thomas McGuire, the director of the ''revolutionary technology'' division at Lockheed Martin's famed Skunk Works.

Frilly display masks a deeper meaning

Frilly display masks a deeper meaning

A certain flouncy flower was in bloom in Dunedin this week, and enthusiasts gathered to celebrate its sensuous delights. David Loughrey had been dimly aware of a blur of colour of late. He meditated on the whys and wherefores of the rhododendron, and found himself transported to the land of the Buddha.

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