Category Archives: Cool stuff

Le grand anniversaire de Madame à L’Insolente, Hagenau, FR

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A day at the Wallace Art Awards @ The Dowse, Lower Hutt

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Playing to infinity

I watched this game as the only New Zealander surrounded by Irish supporters in an Irish pub in Mainz. Ireland was 19-0 up after 18 minutes (which itself put me into a state of shock that was only relieved by … Continue reading

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So now you know….

“Flotsam” is floating wreckage, “jetsam” is cargo that is purposely thrown overboard, “lagan” is goods lying at the bottom of the ocean but reclaimable, and “derelict” is cargo at the bottom of the ocean but lost. Oh, and a collision … Continue reading

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Restoration

             My father-in-law – retired farmer – has a useful array of neglected agricultural tools. I figured that I could use them, either here or at the cottage in New Zealand. All you need is citric acid. … Continue reading

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Fruits et Légumes Moches

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Strong Love – a short film by John Sandel

My friend John Sandel wrote, produced and directed this movie on a shoestring. (I helped out with a contribution to his Kickstarter campaign, so I have a great deal of satisfaction in its completion. Along with a t-shirt) I sent … Continue reading

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