Category Archives: Monthly Theme Day
Can you have 2 places where you feel you belong? I guess so. I got tapped for the March theme and I chose – there was a bit of pushback – “Heimat – a sense of belonging” I grew up … Continue reading
we’re spoilt for choice here in NotNelson. Or New Zealand, for that matter. It’s difficult to get a bad coffee anywhere (except at the Pelorus Bridge café on the way to Blenheim, but that’s run by a Government department, so … Continue reading
The wetlands along Sam’s Track, our cottage on the ridge.
The 4 Square Supermarket in Mapua has pretty much everything you need. It’s a post office and meeting place, sells everything from fish bait to beer and wine. And it has a noticeboard, with kids offering to do dog walking, … Continue reading
Call me boring, call my wardrobe monotonous, but it sure as heck saves time in the mornings…… My washing line’s been mistaken on occasion for an Islamic State mobile field laundry. That’s a worry… By the time you read this, … Continue reading
Ungracefully. Dave Dobbyn (l) and Don McGlashan (r) (onetime horn player with the NZ Symphony Orchestra) belong to a select group of iconic New Zealand musicians who are respected and loved by all. Elder statesmen of the genre. Both on … Continue reading
Waking up to this. Waimea Estuary in front of the cottage.