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The Night Noodle Markets

As you will see from My Photo Of the Week #6, I went to the Night Noodle Markets.  This is the first time they have been held in New Zealand, and Christchurch, with its love of festivals to brighten a somewhat still broken and rebuilding city, is the ideal place to have them. 521 more words


Photo of the Week #6

My photo is one day late being posted, but was actually taken within week 6, last night at the Night Noodle Markets.  I particularly liked the way the park lit up as it got darker, and the lanterns caught my eye. 6 more words

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Ten Years: a Remembrance

It’s been ten years.
3653 days.
Now we are five: James, Evelyn, Charlotte, Calvin, and me.
She is missing. My Beatrice Dianne.

Without much warning, she died before she was born, the umbilical cord contorting into a stringy knotted mass. 256 more words


Nearing the end of our roadtrip

We have only 4 nights left on our family roadtrip around the South Island of New Zealand. On Saturday we’ll drive up the east coast and back to Christchurch, where a more permanent house, the start of the school year, and life not lived out of suitcases awaits! 61 more words


Char's Road Trip: An Interview

In exchange for getting to use my computer, Charlotte sat down to answer a few questions for me about her perspective of our family road trip so far. 227 more words


I'm on a roll!

Well, I did mention my wall gallery project a couple of posts ago.  I have had the wall in my lounge bare since the EQ repairs.   497 more words


Who started it?

This lovely piece of street art was tagged recently – the artist Ash Keating acknowledged that the white paint tag was probably an expression of distaste at the initial vandalism by Ver0 – an insurance company not always appreciated in post-earthquake Christchurch. 102 more words