Category Archives: birds and chickens

Monday in New Zealand

I’m writing you, gentle reader, from the Interislander Ferry as it bears Marge and me back to the North Island. It’s a great way to pass a few hours, have a bite of dinner, a drink, a cuppa and do … Continue reading

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The Night of the Penguins

After dinner, Marge and I headed over to the nearby Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony. Looked around the reception area for a few and then went outside with the rest of the visitors to take a seat in a small grandstand … Continue reading

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Monday in NZ

You can see some of today’s photos by clicking here, or always at the link at upper right: Today we went to a quilt exhibit at Our Lady’s Home of Compassion, as well as an exhibit about one of the … Continue reading

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Out Looking Around This Morning

My intention was to get up early, grab a coffee and go out and paint. The night-spirit was good intentioned but the morning-spirit was not so fast moving. I did get up and grab a coffee but by the time … Continue reading

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The Little Close Encounter

Go out into the woods they say. Commune with nature they say. Draw strength from all beings. Yeah. Well sometimes you go into the woods, think deep thoughts and write a big book. Othertimes you go for a walk and … Continue reading

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