Sunday Sonnet

Twelve Beauty that Parent is to deathless Rhyme ' Was Manhood's maker : you shall bear a Son, Till Daughters linked adown admiring time Fulfil the mother, handing Beauty on. You shall by breeding make Life answer yet, In Time's despite, Time's jeer that men go void ; Your stamp of heaven shall be more … Continue reading Sunday Sonnet

Site Stats September

Monthly Stats Report: 1 Sep - 30 Sep 2017 Project: Dark Brightness URL: http://pukeko.net.nz/blog Summary Page Loads Unique Visits First Time Visits Returning Visits Total 14,360 8,778 5,429 3,349 Average 479 293 181 112

Do not be Theresa May

Angela Merkel, Helen Clarke, Julia Gillard and Theresa May have all failed. They chose to have a career, they married or partnered, but have no children. They considered children an impediment instead of the future. I hope that Jacinda Adern, the leader of the Labour Party, will wife up her current partner and get knocked … Continue reading Do not be Theresa May

In praise of the Dorcases

Dorcas is an example. We forget that for most of recorded history, running a house has been a full time job. You did not go to the store for cloth, nor for flour: you wove your cloth and ground your corn. A housewife was up before dawn and collapsed at dusk, having worked for a … Continue reading In praise of the Dorcases