When I see what seems to be happening to this country ...
Sunday, November 27, 2011
Advent Thoughts & Elections 2011
McCahon's paintings speak of a quintessential New Zealand and a land that has about it something speaking of the Holy, the numinous. Some very innovative spirit has borrowed the McCahon canon and adapted it with a comment, speaking for land and what New Zealanders decided at the polls yesterday. I think it is very clever - but more than that: it is also heart-rending.