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Category Archives: This is Nelson
> “We want it to be a beautiful shop that people will want to come to for art, atmosphere and perfect coffee. say the new owners Er, isn’t that what Red Gallery was anyway…?
> A comma or two would be a good start. And a long ruler…..
> At Naturesmoke on Mapua wharf, anyway. 3 pieces of 3 Ribaldo, 3 scallops and half a scoop of chips (= Freedom Fries) turns out to be 5 pieces of fish and 5 scallops. Lucky us….
> Time: 1 hour Distance: 5.4 km Kina shells collected: 7 People met: 0
> ..says Ms jb as we drive past the Travellers’ Rest hotel on the Appleby Highway. “Eh?” “Well, would YOU want to eat at the SALMONELLA Club?” (Salmonella DUB are a Dub/Drum n Bass/Reggae/Roots band. Iconic status in New Zealand. … Continue reading
Real estate agents aren’t meant to be like this. They’re inevitably snake oil salesmen, promise you the world and give you nothing. Lydia Heyward of Richmond is different. She’s straight-forward, reliable and nice. (I lived in fear for a while … Continue reading
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
> My secret plan is to rob a bank in Nelson. I’ll use our 1997 silver Honda CRV. When the police call goes out for the getaway car, you’ll hear this response from Trevor Plod: “Can you be more SPECIFIC? … Continue reading
> I’m all for a healthy work:life balance (there was no such thing at senior management levels in the Lufthansa Group – the head of Executive HR once told a group of us that it was “an honour to work … Continue reading