June 2010

crazy door numbers

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letter boxes and door numbers are an art over here in new zealand and the place is all the better for it

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this house has taken the inside of a pooter, sprayed it black and stuck it on its fence.  lovely idea.


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nz gloves

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the have gloves here but they aren’t as good as the ones in blighty

ice

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dan’s dog doo sign pictures

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Dan says these are from Washington DC, outside the Indian Embassy with Gandhi in the
background

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adver-graffiti

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i’ve shown you this shop window before.  i love it as it’s absolutely packed with things and they’ve scrawled the names of the products on the outside of the windows with nice words.  like lovely crockery

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as i went past the other day i noticed they’ve started selling anti virus which i assume is a computer thing.   and they now think their paper parasols are cool. 

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and they sell silks (plural) on rolls

lunch with buzz

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i had a rather nice lunch with buzz last week.  and again today.  making plans and stuff.  good

garrotted

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there are a number of mannequins on the main shopping drag in downtown auckland which appear to be being garrotted by cheese wire.  shame

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they didn’t seem bothered.  but then mannequins rarely do.

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give way

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give way (either way)

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chocolate fish in the chocolate drink

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like a man in a room unable to put a teacosey on his head, a man on his own with a chocolate fish and a bowl of hot chocolate can’t help but seeing if the chocolate covered marshmallow fish will balance on the frothy top

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it didn’t balance, but once it had sunk it started to melt and within 2 minutes was a gorgeous slippery fish which was well worth catching and swallowing in one.

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kiwis and pineapple

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i found this in a corner at work.  kiwis are all over the place.

one of my favourite family portrait

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you know sometimes you take a photo and it just makes you laugh everytime you see it.  this does it for me.  esther’s eyes, kezia’s scratching, jane’s distraction.  all good

lovely ladies in hats

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this ones for all your brits enjoying ascot

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and for all you brits who aren’t.

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