Monthly Archives: February 2011

>I suppose that they get them from the RSPCA

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>This is Nelson – reloaded

> 100% of the day’s turnover from this café Neudorf Vineyards collected over $10,000 at their Winery Tour concerts $15,000 from the Opera in the Park concert in Nelson on Saturday. Mr Todd from whom we buy veggies said that … Continue reading

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These people are idiots

> You order a satnav device, pay for shipping and expect  – at the least – a modicum of intelligence in packing it for shipping. This is how it arrived. It’s probably experienced the equivalent of  being picked up and … Continue reading

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>I thought so….

>Mrs jb’s foot started swelling and – $100 later – the doctor wanted to do some tests to rule out DVT. “I don’t think you’ve got a clot” she said. “What do you mean” says Mrs jb “I’ve been married … Continue reading

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>No littering on the beach

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This is Nelson

Local cafe donating their entire coffee revenue – not profit, REVENUE – for the day to the Christchurch Earthquake Fund. Next door, one of the banks is barbecuing sausages, either donated by the bank or its customers. Cool stuff and … Continue reading

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>Ooops

> Seismic beer at Golden Bear brewery in Mapua. – Posted using BlogPress

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>This is the life IV

> Less than 2 hours after landing in Nelson. A beer from The Golden Bear brewery. Blue cod and chips from Nature Smoke.A bottle of Sauvignon Blanc from Waimea Estate. All local. Consumed next to the Waimea Estuary at sunset. … Continue reading

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>Style

>  The Oriental hotel in Bangkok has a deserved reputation of being one of the best hotels in the world. Never stayed there, of course, but we’ve eaten at their restaurant frequently and you invariably find us at their Veranda … Continue reading

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>This the life III

> Still the Oriental Veranda bar

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