Category Archives: Nelson City

Martha, my dear…

Beatles. White album. Can’t help it. Martha Blanche Sidonie… ….works at Red Gallery ….is an illustrator ….comes from Hull (just like Mick Ronson…) ….is currently in Moscow …..is learning how to make ceramics Seems fairly talented…… Advertisements

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Great Taste Trail

The Great Taste Trail is Nelson-Tasman’s contribution to Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail. It starts at Nelson airport and runs mostly along he coast to Kaiteriteri and then runs through the Motueka valley and  over the Dovedale Saddle … Continue reading

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Can’t get away from them…..

The Red Gallery cafe on Bridge is a regular stop-off on the way to the Saturday Nelson market. $12.50 gets you a small flat white, a short black (double espresso to the rest of the world) and a cheese and … Continue reading

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If your idea of Xmas…

..is naked people with a heart tattoo on their bum, then welcome to Nelson. Festive decorations in Trafalgar St. The mind boggles still……

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Lambrettas….

…..as far as the eye can see at the (almost) eponymous “Lambretta’s” cafe/bar/restaurant in Hardy Street. We were talking about our visit and someone asked “Is it a chain?” I said “No, I think they have driveshafts” Cam groaned……

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Well ..er..finnished…

Maria Julkunen has – by her own admission – been a designer/dressmaker/seamstress/fibre artist for the past 20 odd years and currently on the Nelson Saturday Market. Studied at Kuopion Muotoiluakatemia – Kuopio Academy of Design (which is closer to Russia … Continue reading

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At about SSE

The Red Art Gallery lives up to its name. Just. Colouring pencils in the cafe.

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