Interesting Facts, My Photos, New Zealand, People, Personal, Thoughts

Katikati A&P Show 2018

Today I am busy. Yes I am. Tomorrow is our local A&P Show. The A&P stands for agricultural and pastoral. Every year in February we run it. Yes, somehow I ended up on a committee. Something I swore I would never do again. This is my 3rd year running the photography competition. There are seven… Continue reading Katikati A&P Show 2018

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My Photos, New Zealand

Did a little HAPPY dance today.

So this is not a Little Drummer Boy post, because I have something else to share with you. I have become involved with our local A & P Show. Helping to run the photography competition, and a few other things. I was also involved in helping with the signs to advertise it. Today when coming… Continue reading Did a little HAPPY dance today.

Music, New Zealand, Personal

Little Drummer Boy #5

And now for a version from New Zealand's own Hayley Westenra...enjoy !!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHjfZCtehW0 Related Posts: Little Drummer Boy #1 Little Drummer Boy #2 Little Drummer Boy #3 Little Drummer Boy #4  

My Photos, New Zealand, People, Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

My Photos, New Zealand, Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

My Photos, Personal

Meet Ohm & Ploy

I have two new students staying with me for a few weeks. From Thailand. Both girls are 14, and luckily their English is pretty reasonable. While it is a bit of work having people, especially young people you have to cook & clean for...it is nice work. Last night the girls made me their favourite… Continue reading Meet Ohm & Ploy

Animals, Fauna, My Photos, New Zealand, Weekly Photo Challenge

My Happy Place

Show where you go to get your groove back is the challenge. Mostly this is the place where I feel the air blow through me and clean out all that has crowded in. It sets me right again with the world. I head for the sea. Feeling very happy...the following photo got 2nd Prize in… Continue reading My Happy Place

Books, My Photos, New Zealand

Hairy Maclary and friends.

Dame Lynley Dodd  is quite a hero to New Zealanders and I suspect to children and grown-ups everywhere who have had the incredible pleasure of reading her Hairy Maclary books. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7xlK4yfmeo Recently in Tauranga an outdoor exhibition opened of sculptures of some of her most beloved characters. I went to see them and fell in… Continue reading Hairy Maclary and friends.

Animals, Birds, Fauna, My Photos, New Zealand, Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday