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New Peas

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Black Currents

Dozens of cuttings taken from just one plant, bought just a few years ago, we now have three good-sized rows of black current bushes affording us enough to make several jars of jam, put a few kilos of fruit in … Continue reading

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Simple Socks

Once you start wearing your own hand-knitted socks, you’ll never want to go back to machine-made, store-bought socks ever again. All that’s needed are four skinny sticks (sock needles) and a length of yarn (sock wool) then you knit round and … Continue reading

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Venturing North to Gore Bay

We took a leisurely drive north, today, for the first time since a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck North Canterbury last November and closed off most of the South Island’s Northern section of State Highway One. As the roads still haven’t been … Continue reading

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