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Secret Garden

Ok, I promise after this post on gardens and Great Barrier Island, I will shut up for a while on both subjects. But I wanted to share this little adventure I went on with two pals of mine Moira and Jane. I like to make sure I do something completely new everytime I go to […]

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Re-introducing: Fanny Osborne – Botanical Artist

I’ve always been interested in pioneering women who break new ground. In NZ we love to commemorate Katherine Mansfield and Kate Sheppard as individuals who played by their own rules but there are plenty more interesting women in our history to become reacquainted with. So I’m on the look out to showcase some inspiring women […]

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Preparing for post-apocalyptic self-sufficiency on Great Barrier Island

This week I have been “working from the bach” on Great Barrier Island. Just me and the kids for most of the week as my husband’s work ethic and conscience got the better of him and he flew back for a few days. But not the new improved me! I stayed on. Initially I felt […]

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