Christchurch’s art gallery Te Puna O Waiwhetu, is a great building. After the earthquakes it was taken over by Civil Defence as its main quarters, and then as the months passed […]
As an avid reader, I was shocked to read a newspaper article that advised that 400,000 New Zealand adults hadn’t read a book in 2016. I was gobsmacked! To me, […]
Last night we envoked the earthquake rules and returned to somewhere we’d been pre earthquake – but hadn’t been to their new location. Previously in the CBD, Nobanno has been […]
A quiet winter’s weekend saw me watching (and crying) my way through Me Before You. I snivelled all through the last few chapters of the book, so didn’t dare go […]
I finally got around to putting new strings on my guitar. I’ve got sore fingers from playing, but it’s sounding sweet as!
Six of us ventured out on a wet and cold winter’s night to Madam Woo. After getting a bit disoriented and lost (it’s down a laneway) we were glad to […]
It’s three days to the shortest day, and it’s been cold and frosty in Christchurch. I went for a walk in town today as I was feeling the need to […]