Edgeware, of an evening.
The demolition/reconstruction on High Street revealed some interesting patterns.
Manchester Street bunny.
Bookarama at Bishopdale.
Record Store Day.
A leaflike friend who keeps visiting us.
New at the Christchurch Art Gallery.
Oxford Terrace, reopened.
The Chertsey Book Barn.
Primo and Secundo, Methven.
Cinema Paradiso, Methven.
Waitangi Day at the Christchurch Art Gallery.
Ann Shelton exhibition.
Isaac Theatre Royal, Nigella Lawson.
Begonias at Townend House.
More Botanic Gardens goodness.
Captain Scott, sans pole.
22 February. CTV site.
185 chairs. 22 February.
I had this week off work, and had a big ole to-do list around home. But things didn’t go to plan, and we took a short unexpected roadie. A night in Nelson, a night in my family hometown Reefton, and driving through points in between.
Paris Cafe in Amberley. With some artful cropping, we could zush up our summer holiday pics no end.
Where a bee had the temerity to sting me, and a visitor had the gall to do a shit beside the river when there was a DOC loo metres away.
Tahunanui Beach had playgrounds galore, a miniature railway round a lake (open on Sundays, not while we were there), bumper boats, trampoline world, and racing karts. Excite!
Unexpected architectural delights for lovers of Brutalism, Art Deco, and Gothic.
Loved Penguino Ice Cream Cafe, design store Cubicle, and Gizmos (pinup girl frocks etc). I had the salted lychee sorbet, and DAMN.
Nelson Steps and Cathedral
It was muggy and hot and wonderful. There was a Christmas Tree festival in the Nelson Cathedral, and we were there just before closing so got to turn out the lights and blow out the candles.