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March 13, 2015 ... here and there

Lunch is a good excuse to go to town.

Having arrived early I walked around a few city blocks, grabbing shots here and there. This is Lambton Quay looking North from Midland Park. 232 more words


James Mitchell and Jane Stewart

James Mitchell and his family were listed in the embarkation and arrival lists for the Blenheim as being as being from Paisley, with details as follows: 1,115 more words


White Flight

When I was a child one of the places I lived was a leafy middle class suburb in Porirua called Ranui Heights.  Perfectly mowed lawns, nice fenced homes, modern cars, designer label clothes, good jobs etc.   436 more words

Ngati Toa

On the way to the Ngati Toa exhibition in Te Papa, if you look up, you’ll see this wonderful piece of art by Ralph Hotere and Bill Culpert. 314 more words


Cabots Aqua Deck

Been using Aquadeck recently purchased from Mitre 10 have to say i am very impressed by the quality of the deck stain in both value and product topped off by it being acrylic (water Based). 19 more words

The Common Cormorant or Black Shag....

As I was watching the Coot chicks at the lake yesterday this Black Shag flew in and stood on the wooden pontoon that is attached to the concrete of the lakeside path. 246 more words