Gloriavale (again)

It is perhaps very apt that the first column on my new blog should be about Gloriavale.  I seem to have been on about them half my life. It is 20 years or more since I started writing about Gloriavale, and ten since I challenged the Education Review Office on the positive reviews it kept […]

Going to the White House

My favourite fictional book series is about the St Mary’s Institute of historical research, features history and time travel, and is set vaguely in the future and often in the past. A bunch of eccentric historians bounce around the timeline witnessing history first hand, and trying not to change it. Clever and hilarious. Its treatment […]