We don’t know how lucky we are

We don’t know how lucky we are

Sad news of John Clarke’s recent passing gave the entire country a chance to celebrate the work, achievements and the wonderful humanity of the acclaimed satirist and intellectual. One quote in particular caught our interest, and we just had to share…

“One of the principal joys of bird watching is that you are being responsive to the world. You’re just another creature. You are a tool of the world. You are not mastering it, or moulding it to your image or any such piffle, you are reminded of what a pipsqueak you are.” John Clarke, 2012, Australian Birdlife.

We also lost another great Kiwi recently with Murray Ball’s tragic passing. Like John, he could look at our flora and fauna with a distinctly creative perspective…