Monthly Archives: July 2012

Join the New Permaculture Generation

LivinginPeace Project Permaculture Design Course in Karamea
 (September 30 to October 14, 2012) The LivinginPeace Project in Karamea on the West Coast will be offering a Permaculture Design Course (PDC) from September 30 to October 14, 2012. We are fortunate … Continue reading

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Busy Day for the Führer und Reichskanzler

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Dance, Dance, Dance…Around the World with Matt Harding

Come on World Let’s DANCE!! Happy People Dancing on Planet Earth  Video Credit: Matt Harding & Melissa Nixon; Music: Trip the Light   Explanation: What are these humans doing? Dancing. Many humans on Earth exhibit periods of happiness, and one method of displaying happiness is dancing. Happiness and dancing … Continue reading

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Karamea Ministry of Red Tape #13

A New Zealand Government  Department authorised by deliberately rhetorical and subtly ambiguous Act of Parliament compounded by a tacit Royal Approval to receive Official Complaints.   Office Manager:   Red Scarlett Senior Complaints Officer:  Jesus of Nazareth aka Yeshua Office Receptionist:   … Continue reading

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Super-Rich Horde $NZ125tn in Global Tax Havens

By Heather Stewart Guardian/Observer   • Study estimates staggering size of offshore economy • Private banks help wealthiest to move cash into havens A global super-rich elite has exploited gaps in cross-border tax rules to hide an extraordinary $NZ25tn of wealth offshore … Continue reading

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Stateside: Travels in a Parallel Universe

By Paul Murray   ***A huge thank you to all the wonderful people I met in the United States…warm, generous,  intelligent, hard-working, creative, happy, beautiful people.***   New York City NYC: Stayed at The Gershwin Hotel on East 27th Street just … Continue reading

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花見/花火 Hanami / Hanabi by Paul Murray and Elise London

花見/花火 Hanami / Hanabi <p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/43714458″>花見/花火 Hanami / Hanabi</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/user11925474″>Paul Murray</a> on <a href=”http://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p> Hanami is flower watching in Japanese and Hanabi is fireworks…this is a stop-motion slideshow of an arrangement of leek flowers opening over time into a … Continue reading

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GR8 Poem by a Cranky Old Man

When an old man died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in an Australian country town, it was believed that he had nothing left of any value.   Later, when the nurses were going through his meagre possessions, … Continue reading

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A Letter to Hollywood from Mr Kim Dotcom

Dear Hollywood, The internet frightens you. But history has taught us that the greatest innovations were built on rejections. The VCR frightened you, but it ended up making billions of dollars in video sales. You get so comfortable with your … Continue reading

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Exhibition of One Photo by Paul Murray & Belgian Artist PsoMan

I walked the Heaphy Track in 2004 to collect information and take photographs for the http://www.heaphytrack.com Web site. Along the way, I happened across a rock and took its image home with me. In my abstract nature photos, I try and … Continue reading

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