Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Sock It to ‘Em

November 10, 2008 by  
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No shoes are worn in the wharenui and what a person does or does not wear on their feet will tell you something about them. Like my daughter Mede, who opted for

No Puddleglum but Puddle Jumping Allowed

September 14, 2008 by  
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Do you ever just enjoy doing something for something’s sake? Sometimes? Rarely? Never? That’s a shame is all I can say. That and, well you should make a pact with yourself to change that during any break you might have. It’s really kind of liberating!

When Opportunity Knocks

August 29, 2008 by  
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Milly (botanical name: Rhipidura fuliginosa placabilis) is the only one out and about in the backyard this morning, she flits with great aplomb between the grapefruit and lemon trees, a tactical

Etcetera, Etcetera, Etcetera

June 11, 2008 by  
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There are some rather ‘unforgiveable’ social sins, like using your butter knife to spread butter on your toast and also to use it to take up and spread jam with that fall into the category of gross. Well, at my house they do.

Little Red Mon-star

June 2, 2008 by  
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What is it about a three and a half year old monster that brings out the best in us? Oh did I mention he was red? Apologies, small oversight on my part. Actually that’s human years. Three and a half, human years. In monster years that makes him

Little Boxes

May 26, 2008 by  
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The world of boxes is an enchanting one. It

Stiff Upper Whisker

May 24, 2008 by  
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There’s a great deal of glee that comes with being able to puff billowing tendrils of warm air out to form the genie-like apparition we know as smoke stacks. No real smoke, just warm air meeting cold in the battle to keep an upper hand. Silliness when you think about it because

Twinkle Twinkle

June 26, 2007 by  
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My old school-friend Sal reminds me of what long time friendship means. And what’s that you say? Well, here’s the thing, for me it’s the reference to the ‘long’ bit that gives you a clue. Long time for Sal on the other hand has meant long-between letters, long-between chats and