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Native birds more abundant on UC Campus

A recent survey of the UC campus shows that in the last 26 years both the range and abundance of all native bird species have increased. 270 more words

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Day Trippin'

Today in the adventures of the unemployed and relatively bored, Mark and I made our way out of CHCH south to Birdlings Flat.
Along the way, we stopped at the Kaituna Scenic Reserve, at the recommendation of Rob, Mark’s stepdad, who grew up in the area! 360 more words

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The Sound of Paradise

There is a lot that could be said about today’s controversial 26th of January. As I am grateful for this country and paying my deepest respects to the First Peoples of this land, I would like to simply share with you a peaceful moment that I experience every time walking back home from work. 67 more words


New Year, New Week, New Buzz

The first week of January. What a week for being outside!

Pardon? Yes, really.

Although no spectacular sunrises and the weather has oscillated, as usual, from minus 8 frosts with feathered, blue-from-cold, greenhouse windows, and the first ice spike of the year… 1,711 more words


Rā 9, Rāhina 9 o Kohitātea 2017

Back to work today. Strange to be back in front of a screen so it was good to go out for a walk when Nigel got home. 33 more words

A Not So Happy New Year

While I primarily dedicate my blog to crafting, I feel compelled to share this, our tragic end to 2016. This story, I hope, while parts may be confronting, will make you think about the full ramifications of our actions, and impact on our environment we have as humans, in our modern, complex cities. 1,356 more words