Tag Archives: Wellington

Positively Wellington

on a grey and blustery day, the fruit and veg market on Ghuznee street is a feast of colour and sound. Every Saturday in Newtown and Sundays here in Te Aro, the markets provide basic groceries to thousands of Wellingtonians.. … Continue reading

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Windy Wellington is strutting its stuff

The wind is billowing and blowing around the windows, loud in the silence.  Flights between Christchurch and Wellington were full today, with white knuckles on runways and as we were buffeted by the gale howling across the Kaikoura ranges.  Tonight … Continue reading

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Creaking Birds

Flax heads hang, seedless, along my path to work.  Spring has melted into summer.  The tui no longer cry and creak, fighting for the best food, fearless of mere humans walking by.  Now tiny sparrows hop for chaff and crumbs, … Continue reading

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Middle Earth needs YOU

Glittery stars on 500m of red carpet in hot sun under blue skies.  Big screens and aging rock stars surrounded by huge mock-ups of beloved characters out of a children’s story book published in 1937.  A quarter of the population … Continue reading

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