The thing I've never quite understood about New Zealand school uniforms was dressing children in shorts in winter.
There seems to have been connections for at least 2-3 centuries after the first settlements in ANZ
Is there any inkling as to what may have ruptured this connection?
A sheepdog desperately seeking the approval of a shepherd?
This/these wannabe 'sheepdog/s' -huskies with Alzheimers, "pull the sled!" As you said:
we need to work on turning that around and finding ways we can get over these challenges.
Now I have to leap to the defence of science.
Fair enough, the quote is an inadequate fit for the inquisitive mind, and yet x pages of Comic Sans Serif critique later, one wonders.
I’m not sure about Anglophile.
Agreed. I’m not sure which word I seek. A comment on their English way of doing things more than allegiances, an ideological and administrative tepidness.
"Man has to awaken to wonder -- and so perhaps do peoples. Science is a way of sending him to sleep again."
Delicious. Draw like the wind.
there is an icky-stick-together Pakeha power base*
Could I insert 'Anglophile' in there somewhere ? Too specific? They're very British.
I am an English teacher, and yes I can get my English grammar and spelling right
Off the clock it's largely academic.
There is a lot of good stuff happening in NZ. I just want to see more of it and that good stuff getting a lot more support.
I empathize totally, it's worth keeping in mind the extent to which the internet distorts this picture, Most of the best stuff about New Zealand loses 90% via media translation.
or perhaps that inherently unscientific belief system: atheism.