Daily Archives: 24 March, 2008

>This is Nelson

>The “Windy City Strugglers” is a Wellington-based blues/roots band (one self-penned description is “The ZZ Top of folk music”) we saw at the Boathouse in Nelson at the end of 2006. They’re really good. Nick Bollinger who writes the music … Continue reading

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>Catch 22

> So I’e seen a back issue of a magazine, want to get hold of it and call up the publisher’s subscription department. It went like this: “I’d like to get hold of the October/November issue of Homes NZ please” … Continue reading

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>This is quite tricky

>I’ve been wandering around Nelson for a week now, looking for the famous Meg and Ben. Every Japanese couple I spy (and there are a lot…), I approach and say “Hi Meg, hi Ben” Mostly they just run off. Some … Continue reading

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>Bloody 1970s furniture

> Staying on the shores of the Waimea Estuary in Mapua at a place that describes itself as “renovated apple pickers’ cottages (that) are furnished “bach style” with an eclectic mix of treasures from the 1950s, 60s and 70s. ……… … Continue reading

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