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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


Nature’s Cleanup Crew

This tale was originally published by Loret T. Setters on November 5, 2010 at the defunct national blog beautifulwildlifegardencom. Click the date to view reader comments. 539 more words


The end of the pier and other stories

Things have been quiet on here recently. I’ve been focussing on writing some longer pieces. One of these ‘The end of the pier’ has just been published in… 215 more words

My new friends

I’m really enjoying living further out in the Australian bush. It’s an ideal location, not quite rural, but far away enough to feel you’ve left the city behind. 182 more words


Is 1080 Saving or Destroying Our Bird Life? Hear for Yourself the Poisoned Vs Non-Poisoned Forests

By 1080 Poison New Zealand Youtube channel

Hear the proof for yourself what has happened with the ongoing poisoning of our forests. They are supposed to be protecting our bird life are they not? 332 more words