Monthly Archives: June 2012

Woolen Upholstery Fringe

Lazy blogging? Perhaps? I just wanted to post these Victorian upholstery fringes from the collections held at Hawke’s Bay Museum & Art Gallery. Mostly because of their vibrant colour. They came into the collection decades ago and have been stored … Continue reading

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Special moons and strange visitations

During May there was something of a special moon. Or something strange happened to the sun and there on the wall of Douglas’ new bathroom was a shimmering apparition, as close as you could get to magic. It was in … Continue reading

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Queen’s [Jubilee] Weekend and a free recipe

In my family, Queen’s Birthday weekend has always been put aside for gardening. No holiday for us – because as children holidays were linked to the family yacht and the first day of winter is not the best one for … Continue reading

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