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Update to the magnolia and the wellsite


Given that it is now twelve days since I posted my piece naming and, I hoped, shaming Todd Energy for failing to address what we believe are serious and legitimate concerns, I think we can safely conclude that they have no intention of responding. 236 more words

Tikorangi: The Jury Garden

The cordylines on Devon St and Devon Rd

I went to town last Saturday on one of those glorious winter days we get here with its blue as blue sky and nary a breath of wind. 681 more words

Tikorangi: The Jury Garden

"Garden flowers preferred"

“What is it like being old, Mum?”
“I still see through the same set of eyes.”

That was a comment in a eulogy at the funeral we attended today. 364 more words

Tikorangi: The Jury Garden

The magnolia and the mountain

I prefer not to leave a negative post heading my home page for long (for an update on That Matter, refer to the last paragraph here), so here instead is the magnolia and our maunga*. 592 more words

Tikorangi: The Jury Garden

The magnolia and the well site***


So you want to be a petrochemical company communications manager?

A cautionary tale written without blood, but with plenty of sweat and many tears (ref endnote 1). 2,285 more words

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Garden lore: July 20, 2015 Petal blight, white camellia hedges and winter pruning

“One has a lot, an endless lot, to learn when one sets out to be a gardener.”

Vita Sackville-West, A Joy of Gardening (1958)

After writing about… 444 more words

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Magic carpet

July may be the bleakest month of winter for us but it is also snowdrop time and these little charmers brighten the greyest of days. 784 more words

Tikorangi: The Jury Garden