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Some violas(?)

at Hobbiton.

Matta Matta

and the

Hobbiton Movie Set.

New Zealand


Cee’s FOTD Challenge: 2019-0419



Video on evidence-based policing

A new 15-minute video explaining evidence-based policing is available here. It provides examples, features several leading academic and police experts on the topic, and is presented in a clear, uncomplicated way.


A simple chowder for Good Friday

Good Friday is for many a fasting day. So it is for my parents, both around eighty today. As all-day fasting, like my mother did it in the past, does not come into play today, we had to think of some reasonable alternative. 388 more words



I’ve always liked sketching, but never really been brave enough to go out sketching in public, so I’ve joined an on-line group learning a bit more about it.    91 more words

New Zealand

The Way Back Up North / Auf dem Weg zurück gen Norden / De retour vers le Nord

🇬🇧 Ok, I am about one month late with this and the next article, but time flies like crazy! I promise to be better for the next articles 😅 689 more words

Road Trip

Blanche Baughan

I discovered poet Blanche Baughan as part of a challenge I did on Writing.com.

Blanche was born in 1870 and came to New Zealand from her native England in 1900. 283 more words


Nature, art, and commerce

When I finished my PhD I had this internal discussion about what I was. Was I scientist or a natural historian. At the end of the day it was politic to a scientist but I knew I was a natural historian. 515 more words