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Putting yer feet up….

Hard day’s work in the garden. Fish and chips from the excellent Ruby Bay (“Chef made food at takeaway prices”) Kitchen. A rigger of Whale Pale Ale from the Mussel Inn. Seawall. Tasman Bay. Deserved. Advertisements

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Unruliness

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

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Bloody tenants….

They’re certainly a rowdy bunch. After crapping all over the deck, they’ve now munted their residence (or the TDC building inspector didn’t do his job – just fell off the wall…. No surprises there…) and decided to take up residence … Continue reading

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From Siam with love

Met Panida Rintanalert, the lady who owned this delightful store in Bangkok, sometime in the early 90s. Modern styles in women’s clothing with a strong traditional influence and exclusively in silk, cotton and linen, mostly hand-woven. The French ambassador’s wife … Continue reading

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Monthly Theme Day – March 2018 – Play

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

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Think THIS is a water slide…?

THIS is a water slide…. Got invited to our neighbour Sam’s 9th birthday the other day. Nicest bunch of people, 2 deer on the barbecue, a MEGA water slide and the coolest cake ever….

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Red sky at night….

Weather forecasting and toi toi (aka cuttygrass) on Sam’s Track.

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