Such a slow, laborious, process, analysing data and writing it up. I am bored yet concerned that I will never find anything worth saying. And if I am bored, how about those who have to read this stuff?
But then through the cold misty haze shoots one small pinprick of light, then another, and another. Each not enough to guide the wise men to the stable but enough to make a small, pretty formation in the night sky.
“Matariki is the Māori name for the cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades. It rises in mid-winter – late May or early June. For many Māori, it heralds the start of a new year. Matariki literally means the ‘eyes of god’ (mata ariki) or ‘little eyes’ (mata riki).”