"New Zealand has never ceased to haunt me. Much as I have needed radically different places to enlarge my horizons, to challenge me as a person and as a writer, I have needed to sustain a relationship with the place that first nurtured me."
Please go and read the rich conversation with Tim Jones: Books in the Trees. Tim read Road Markings: An Anthrologist in the Antipodes, then interviewed Michael Jackson by email. It's a thought-provoking piece.You can read it here.
"I have always striven to realise the truth of Terence’s famous dictum: nothing human is alien to me."