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Featured local business: Advanced Auto Mechanical

You can make sure that you will get the best service while not worrying about your budget. Your car is in good hand with us. 12 more words

Woolcrafts at The Wool Shed

A couple of years ago I offered voluntary services to the The Wool Shed museum in Masterton, to help tidy up their printed display panels and captions. 377 more words


Taking the piss and saying what I believe- it is nothing personal. Relax.

Suppose I should put the disclaimer out there so dad doesn’t have a heart attack once my marks become aware of this site and call him bleating. 515 more words

The Greytown Gliding Club: Probably the cheapest place in the world to learn to fly.

Two kilometres of kevlar rope, a tractor engine attached to a huge wheel, a glider attached to the loose end, and you. You’re part of a catapult and sitting in an aeroplane. 375 more words

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An Indulgent Weekend

My accommodation preferences come down to one criteria: cleanliness.  I like clean floors, bathrooms and sheets.  However occasionally if the price is right (read: a special too good to refuse) I will indulge in 5-star quality.   402 more words


#photochallenge: Clubbing

Living in a rural community means I do a lot of stuff I never thought of living in the city.

One of those things are Working Men’s Clubs. 53 more words


Wine, a fish pie and a new experience

On Sunday we did another of our trips over the Rimutaka Hills to Martinborough, lunching as usual at The Village Cafe, having our usual smoked salmon sandwich (Karl) and Caesar Salad (me).  518 more words

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