Thoughts on the Death of a Gentleman

He had been an interior decorator.  The four principles of his career had been: Colour! Comfort! Cosiness! and above all, Suitability!

Advice for living after a death:

  1. Grieve wisely
  2. Say Yes when friends and those who want to help ask.   They usually mean it.
  3. Nurture hope

Mai i Rangiatea

Maybe we can learn something about how native people use mythology.  Is it useful?  How can we use it?  Our tikanga (practice of culture) rises out of our mythology, or theology as we call it in tikanga Perehipiteriana.  Story-telling will change the world.

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