Monthly Archives: December 2008

Garden going great guns

It’s been a particularly warm early summer in Martinborough and although things had been getting very dry, we had a recent very wet week that perked things up. As we’ve been here full-time on holiday since Xmas eve, we’ve been … Continue reading

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Fun with digital photo frames

Digital photo frames have taken off in New Zealand this year. I joined the trend, buying one for Liz this Xmas. She’s always been intrigued by slide shows I’ve set up as screen savers on her laptop, but as she … Continue reading

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Reinstalling XP

A few posts ago I wrote about installing a new vanity unit at our Martinborough cottage and talked about unforseen things cropping up in simple jobs like this and the air turning blue – just like when one reinstalls Windows. … Continue reading

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He’s gone

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Where’s Bob?

Things are sad around here tonight. Our much-loved red Burmese cat, Bob, has been absent for over 24 hours. He’s quite geriatric and not in the habit of straying from home comforts for long, so we fear the worst. The … Continue reading

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