March 2010

a fancy shoe

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this is a fancy shoe in down town auckland.  i wonder if it was lost or a very clever marketing thing ?  looks like whoever lost it doesn’t undo their shoe laces proper like.

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glove

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i’ve spotted a few gloves in the last couple of days.  that’s good news isn’t it

doll at a window

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it’s funny what you see when you wander round the streets of auckland

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merge like a zip

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this sign was one of the main reasons i knew we’d be ok if we moved to new zealand.  we saw it on our scouting trip in easter.  it’s on an onramp to state highway 1

n

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is it ‘n’ or n

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lunch on the beach

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i went to wellington today (wednesday) and had my lunch on the beach.  lovely

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brits abroad

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the underground roundel turns up all over the shop

street cleaner

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this chap whizzes around auckland town picking up litter on his official litter moped.  he’s got a grabby stick and is able to spot and retrieve rubbish without getting off his bike.  he’s even able to drop it in to the bucket directly behind him where he can’t even see where it’s going.  genius stuff.

residual risk

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crushing is still a residual risk i see

the bush

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still can’t believe in a place where this is what a forest looks like

child safety seat ?

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they’re pretty laid back about safety here.  here’s a little girls clinging to her dad’s shirt whilst she sits on a cushion on the back of his bike