Category Archives: Nelson City
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
The Red Art Gallery lives up to its name. Just. Colouring pencils in the cafe.
Ended up at Nicola’s Cantina, the go-to Mexican restaurant in Nelson, with Meg and Ben of Nelson Daily Photo fame. There was a “Reservado” sign (assume that means “Reserved”) on the table when we arrived. They quickly changed that to … Continue reading
Whitebait fritter from the kaimoana (kai = food, moana = sea) lady on the Saturday market in Nelson. $8.50. She’ll also do you a mussel patty, she has ceviche and kawakawa juice that’ll cure any ills that you might be … Continue reading
Went to Chapel yesterday. Nor exactly her kind of chapel (Grove Methodist in Horsforth), especially with all manner of alcoholic beverages on display and nary a crucifix to be seen. It’s actually the old Mission to Seafarers church, dating back … Continue reading
Plays don’t get much better than this. Shakespeare in the Park at various open air locations around Nelson. We saw “Twelfth Night” (or ” What you will”) in the gardens of Fairfield House on a beautifully still evening surrounded by … Continue reading
Creativity in Nelson’s South St.