Monthly Archives: December 2010

The best Christmas present

My best Christmas present this year didn’t arrive on Christmas Day. It came on Christmas Eve, when I played the piano for residents of Martinborough’s Wharekaka Rest Home. It’s something I do from time to time, usually playing Great American … Continue reading

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Is our cat kinky?

This afternoon our Burmese cat, Chino, was taking his ease on an old sack in our greenhouse, beside a battered old concrete griffin. Suddenly he took quite a shine to the old griffin, as these photos attest.    

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How things get done

From the latest edition of the Martinborough Star, our community newspaper, comes a great little story by Katherine about how she begged, borrowed and cajoled the necessaries to make up a special lot of wine for a fund-raising auction to … Continue reading

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