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Theme Day – March 2016- Heimat – A sense of belonging

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

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Winter hours….

You could have fired a shotgun down Mapua wharf at 5:30 yesterday evening and not hit anyone. And it’s only JUST autumn….. Hamish’s? Closed. Golden Bear Brewery? Closed. Jellyfish restaurant? Closed. Our saviours were the Smokehouse and Lydia (for fish … Continue reading

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The tale of the two Lydias

Even if Nature Smoke wasn’t the only fish and chip shop for miles around, it would STILL be the best. By far. And Nature Smoke has 2 Lydias. I asked Lydia (l) if EVERYONE who worked there has to be … Continue reading

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“Always start….

..as you mean to continue”. Said Mum. Sounds good enough to me….

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