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The spring garden

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The birds are being all sexy, the first baby rabbit was spotted, the greens are rampant and our grapefruit are ready…it’s definitely spring. When we moved in the vegetable garden had been untouched for a long time. Friends helped to do … Read More

Are we there yet?

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I took the boy to Auckland Museum’s Are we there yet? exhibition.  It’s a celebration of the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in Aotearoa New Zealand. I was impressed at the range of women interviewed and history portrayed both from … Read More

a dogs life

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Phoenix is the best dog. Or, he usually is. Not this week.  This week he’s found something disgusting to eat on the farm next door and it’s made him sick every night. You’d think he’d learn after the first few … Read More

August Link love

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What I have been watching, reading, listening to and thinking about lately: This mapping project covering indigenous lands worldwide    Very proud to announce that NZ has just banned plastic bags (I hope disposable coffee cups are next)  I have been fascinated with … Read More

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