Monthly Archives: August 2012

The same year the tele arrived in our house was the year man walked on the moon.

Once upon a time I was a child living in New Zealand and the world was a long long way away. Before globalization, before we could look back at ourselves from space, before the rainbow warrior was blown up in … Continue reading

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elevenses is an organised event here

    we are sitting at the kitchen table this morning, it is earlyish, the sun  still caught in our tree line sends a beam thru to splash the pinks golds and greens  of the stained glass windows over the … Continue reading

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the word witch came down to me as evil and ugly instead of a wise healer

I have an uncle who is really a cousin. I only found out a few years ago and so did he. David is his name and for 50 years he believed that his mum was  Jane Ellen Kay , my … Continue reading

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it is happening spring is coming to the garden and forest

  the swallows have been back on the kitchen verandah for a while a pair of them the welcome swallows as they are known.   the most perfect darts flying with their russet throats and dove grey breasts. they have been … Continue reading

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