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We Will Remember Them

Yesterday morning my alarm went off at 5.15am.  I groaned, set it to snooze for five minutes but turned on the light.  I lay there for five minutes waking up, then hauled myself out of bed, dressed and went out into the dark. 480 more words


100 Year of ANZACs

Next Saturday is ANZAC Day, where Australians and New Zealanders commemorate the sacrifice of the sacrifice of servicemen and women in conflicts.  This year it is the 100 year commemoration of the ANZACs – started after the Gallipoli campaign in 1915.   381 more words


Whanau whanau whanau: 2015 in pictures: February

Kia ora. February was a fabulous whanau month with a wedding, overseas guests, birthdays, and lots of wonderful goings on.

A bit sentimental. I lost my little china cups and saucers from my Nana and Grandma in the earthquake, and one of them had this pattern. 83 more words


Food for the soul

It’s Easter weekend – the last chance to enjoy the weather before it really cools down. A time to get out into the garden, eventually, and a weekend known for eating lots of hot cross buns and chocolate. 490 more words

Food & Wine

New Brighton Pier At Dawn

Daylight Saving finishes tomorrow morning, so I thought I would pop out at dawn before it goes an hour earlier and see what I found… among other things, there was a drone.


Flying: 2015 in pictures: January

Kia ora. I am kicking off my monthly posts of Christchurch photos. Here – belatedly – is January 2015 in pictures. A bit of Bishopdale and Papanui, the usual shots around town, and a bit of kite action from New Brighton. 64 more words


Fly wifis

Christchurch wifi networks spotted out and about.

  • Idiot Engineering
  • Pretty fly for a wifi
  • Dad use this one
  • Batcave
  • Superman
  • Touchmywifitastemy… (ellipsis wifis own)
  • Lords of Lothlorien…
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