Monthly Archives: March 2013


You know, we are all busy.  We are all harassed, we are all far too trusting and far too reluctant to make changes. Mobile phones are now the may-pole around which we dance everyday.  We trust that the pole to … Continue reading

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Saturday in Autumn

As Autumn settles in,  it is impossible to not welcome a sunny weekend, despite still being in the grip of drought,   There are things to do outside.  Like weeding the crazy paving.  Twice I got asked “you doing that again?” … Continue reading

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Wedded bliss

Weddings, it must be said, are joyous occasions.  The front end – home page, I suppose – of months of planning, stressing, loving, fighting, leading up to the big day.  Last weekend I was privileged to attend just such a … Continue reading

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Thank God it is raining.  Yesterday at Tawharanui Regional Park, even the mature trees are showing signs of a deep unquenched thirst.  Taraire that were there when pakeha arrived in NZ are browning off to save themselves.  The good news … Continue reading

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