Monthly Archives: August 2011

How to find a husband, logically.

People say to me ‘your husband is just so lovely’ and then they look at me with widened eyes that almost accusingly say ‘how did you get to deserve him?’  And I look smug. He is the best for me. … Continue reading

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Why don’t New Zealand farmers know what systemic insecticide is on their treated ryegrass seeds?

OK guys – we’re not talking about the best way to saute mushrooms,  the new 1940’s vibe, block colour and wedge shoes.  We are talking about farmers not knowing what chemical is on the seed they put in the ground … Continue reading

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Scare them a little bit and they will come back for more.

I read in our local paper a report regarding plans for a waterfront playground. For the last decade or so playground designers have struggled to make playgrounds safe and interesting for older kids. But maybe we have to realise that … Continue reading

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