Monthly Archives: March 2013

Do we have a kleptomanicat on our hands?

Deposited on our front deck today: one Maori poi. Plus a miniature poi that may actually be a cat toy. Is this the start of something big? Perhaps he’ll add intimate garments to his repertoire, or will he specialise in … Continue reading

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Playing with filters

I’ve just found a filter plug-in that does a very different job of simulating a watercolour effect than the watercolour filter that is baked into Photoshop. It doesn’t handle the darkest areas convincingly and these parts need from further work, … Continue reading

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New Zealand spinach bagged and frozen

(Forgive me while I use this blog to store some preparation instructions for future reference.) We’ve had our usual good crop of New Zealand Spinach. In previous years much has been wasted. This year Liz decided we should freeze some … Continue reading

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Another Martinborough Fair rolls along

Martinborough Fair came and went for 2013 today. New Zealand’s biggest outdoors fair, it is held on the first Saturday of February and March each year. It’s been a success story since it kicked off with 35 stallholders in 1972. … Continue reading

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