I burn diarytype stuff each NY bonfire.
Nobody will ever troll through my head stuff.
Not even my writing notes.
I am my whanau's whakapapa person - but the real expert is my mother (who remembers cousin relationships when nobody else can even remember the cousins...)
Some years ago, as part of my duties as trustee/sole executrix, I was given a wonderfully fragrant(as in lavender) bundle of letters. The date stramps were from the early 20th century. They were the love letters between my Nana and Grand-dad, Mary Matches and Tame Rakakino Mira.
My mother, who again lives in the house she was born in, to that couple (and which her great-grandmother had built) refuses to read them...
CLNZ filed a takedown notice on our behalf, and we alerted the Luminaries’ international publishers, who have legal departments who deal with this sort of thing.
Unfortunately not when it's an international publisher doing this kind of stuff....
Awww! Your lovely wee girl!
Stern great-aunt ressurrects, harrumph!
(in tiny wee letters, what a lovely wee girl - she enhances all the photos she is in-)
Yep, me too-
(dirty little bugger meme)
Pored! It’s “pore over” not “pour over”. Pet peeve.
Thank you Lilith!
While poor/pour/paw & pore are pronounced roughly the same, they DONT mean the same…it’s why English has this vicious spelling system- to distinguish meaning-
I know a bit more than what has been thus far published, and I’m starting to think that this could all turn out very, very badly for Cameron Slater.
Can I conjecture that his father and other National grandees will be very, very displeased with the dog’s breakfast this has become for the right?
This one very sincerely hopes so!
Instead I saw an unctuous defense from some nobody about how great he is. Eww
Never gone to it's blog & never shall-
Does the Chief’s loss of Mana, and them letting it slide, affect the Mana of tribe?
Basically - it depends.
*Why* did chief lose mana?
*What seniority did chief have? (There were rankings among ariki & rakatira, as there were female & male 'chiefs'-)
*A strong tribe would fight back one way or the other-