On reading ‘the plague’

I have to admit that it’s many years since I read any work by Camus, and I have never read ‘the plague’. Back in those years of voracious reading of great fiction, I eventually realised that ‘great men’ were not necessarily useful in enhancing my understanding of the world as a feminist. However, Camus has […]

A seven-point plan for eye health

After writing my last blog post I realised that the Eye Health Coalition has not yet published the seven-point plan for eye health in New Zealand. They handed out hard copies in a beautiful full colour format, so it seems important that these are made more widely available. All seven points are ones that I […]

Eye Health Inequity

On 19 February Lynley Hood and I travelled to the Beehive in Wellington to meet the Parliamentary Friends of Eye Health, on behalf of the VICTA group. The Parliamentary Friends of Eye Health is a cross-party group of MPs with an interest in this area. Attendees included the journalist Paddy Gower, CEO of Kāpō Māori Aotearoa NZ […]