April 2010

precarious greenhouse

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below was a 100metre drop in to the sea.  that would put me off gardening.

chuckles

fantastic trip to see the The Cryptid Factor live yesterday with local hero Rhys Darby

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the show was like a living bric-a-brac shop full of fun and laughing

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i sat on the front row next to Leigh Hart, although i didn’t know it at the time

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you know sometimes you go to something and you think, wow, that was special.  well, that was how it was.  And you can go and see it yourself on either of the next two sundays if you are in Auckland !

big boats and the bus

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a big boat parked up in the dock as we zoomed by on a bus.  note the two movie watchers on the opposite seats.  once via an MP4 player type thing and one on his Macbook.

alien things

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these things are world famous aren’t they ?  I remembering seeing quite a few in london which are on the blog somewhere.  excellent to see one hidden away in the backstreets of auckland !

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pedestrians to give way

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things really are the other way up down here.  road markings are read from the bottom row upwards which sometimes results in strange two way meanings if read in the other direction.

there could be a standoff

katydid

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still my favouritist insect

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new meals

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new meals are a good thing for a restaurant.  i recon

the strange mannequins of wellington

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there was an art thing in Wellington a few weeks back.  this made for some exciting mannequin window action which changed everyday.  there were more mannequin murders throughout the week and the bodies were removed and drawn round like police investigations etc.  excellent stuff

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and this last one seemed to involve planting bottom seeds.  by the end of the week there were loads of bums in there.

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how to view kiwi fruit

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according to the experts, this is the way to get a proper view of kiwi fruits growing on the vines.

big fat power cables

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this looks like quite a major power cable going across a beach.  pity they didn’t think to measure each end properly before laying it.

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vile or viral ?

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this was in the paper after easter but i’ve only just remembered to show you.  i suspect they meant viral rather than vile.  but you know …

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beer clothing

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i’ve no idea what beer clothing is.

shoes

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