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the cloak of shadows

a cloak is suspended
from a high ceiling
just inside the entrance
of a dimly-lit room

I cross the threshold
this cloak of chains
is dark and hard… 113 more words

Labour Day weekend exploration

Trivia: Did you know that Kiwis were among the first in the world to claim the right to work 8-hour days? (Historically, an 8-hour day was not a legal entitlement.

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New Zealand

Day 472

As I sit around feeling sick and sorry for myself, I present to you a happier moment of the week: the giant ice cream after my mini road trip on Friday. 118 more words

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Week 3: I'll kick you

On the morning of Thursday the 6th, we switched from Cluedo to scrabble. Michael, Puck, Cat and I played 3 rounds after breakfast. So we played 3 rounds mid day because we usually don’t eat breakfast until after 11:30 when they are done cleaning the kitchen. 8,530 more words


Monday Mentions - The Year of the Daffodil

Demelza from The Year of the Daffodil is a Mummy Blogger from New Zealand telling nothing but an honest, open, play-by-play of life as a parent. 162 more words


Tongariro Alpine Crossing

The Tongariro Alpine Crossing forms part of the Tongariro Northern Circuit, one of New Zealand’s famed Great Walks. It passes through Tongariro National Park in the centre of the North Island, starting at Whakapapa at the base of Mt Ruapehu (2,797m), past the base of Mt Ngauruhoe (2,291m) and over the top of Mt Tongariro (1,978m); all three mountains are active volcanoes. 835 more words