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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
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
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….
Weather forecasting and toi toi (aka cuttygrass) on Sam’s Track.
…rust to rust. 6 years later, the Janie Seddon isn’t looking much better, poor old girl. The local Community Board wants her moved “because of safety and environmental concerns”. Would anyone in their right minds want to climb on her … Continue reading
Brought a gingerbread house down from Germany for our new neighbours’ 2 kids. Fine example of teamwork in action. Mum wrote “Doesn’t look exactly like the illustration on the packet, but it’s pretty close…”