Monthly Archives: March 2016

Tweaking Tuesday: A Waitak wander (Part 1)

I’ve been back at home again for almost a full day, thanks to a journey from New Zealand that took nearly 28 hours.  I was finally able to get out into the real bush the day before my departure.  We … Continue reading

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Webnesday (37)

My photo angel, Frances, has been very good to me as far as the little folk here in New Zealand are concerned.  Last week two fine examples of my favorite jumping spider made appearances, within a day of each other.  … Continue reading

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Monday’s micro-monster

Circumstances prevented our planned outing into the New Zealand bush the other day, so I’ve been compensating with little excursions to the edge of Batty’s rather wild growth that flanks the property, and the day before yesterday my search led … Continue reading

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We’ve been in New Zealand for two weeks now, and I am delighted to report a new arrival in the family.  Batty has brought into the world our second granddaughter and so Squiddy’s daughter (The Elf) now has a new … Continue reading

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Webnesday (36)

We’re about halfway in our time in New Zealand and I plan to hold the news about which I hinted in my last post for another day or two, as I have another Webnesday subject to report.  We’ve moved from … Continue reading

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Webnesday (35)

We’ve been back in New Zealand for six days, visiting our daughters, and so much has happened since my last post!  I have big news, but it’s late and I’m saving that for my next post.  For now, it’s Webnesday, … Continue reading

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