Thursday, February 22, 2018

Good Food Guides

November 18, 2008 by  
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Gathering for our last meal together in the whare kai, nothing managed to savage my tastebuds more than the errant tendrils of the cooked hangi smells now wafting from the kitchen into the small dining room. It had been 17 years since I last ate hangi on home soil and now

High on a Hill

November 17, 2008 by  
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Listening to the tributes about my great grandmother Moewaka Jane Rapana (or Nama as she was affectionately called) it wasn’t hard to imagine her walking between us all standing there. It seemed fitting that she would rest on the high hill overlooking her beloved

David Trubridge

October 1, 2008 by  
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David Trubridge’s philosophy is “my ideas come from the wild places, edges of turbulence and renewal, where seas break on beaches and headlands, where land and air meet on mountain ridges. I make forms of elemental

Full of Wind and Stir Crazy

September 6, 2008 by  
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It’s been balmy and blustery over the past few days but I never seem to mind the wind when it’s warm. I must say though that when it’s blustery some unknown something takes hold of my sensibilities and blows them all out the window.


August 5, 2008 by  
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Have you ever been travelling so much that you wake up the next morning wondering where on earth you are? I mean you remember the bit where you understand that you’ve been travelling for what feels like

Wishful Thinking

July 28, 2008 by  
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The weather like so much else about our lives can be so unpredictable. Personally, I have rather a love-hate relationship with unpredictability. I hate the ‘not knowing’ characteristic of it because

Chocolate Crackles

July 22, 2008 by  
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I appear to have chocolate crackles on the brain. Everywhere I look my brain manages to creature the illusion that makes those certain things look like chocolate

Send In the Clowns

July 15, 2008 by  
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Many comedians these days rely alot on finding shock tactics to deliver the all too familiar four-letter ‘f’ word to every respectable sentence that ever graced a stage. I wonder sometimes