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Whitby

Whitby (some Pics and a bit of Culture)

Whitby is best known for its Jet jewelry, wonderful fish, Captain Cook, the Abbey, Dracula and the North York Moors Railway. But where does the name come from? This lovely city was originally called Sinus Fari by the Brigantes who were a Celtic tribe controlling large sections of Northern England but by 71 AD they had been…

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Life in York

I tramp the streets of the city of York Walking down the ways, I’ve walked before For so many years, the same old route Never changing or altering by so much as a foot Though people pass me by, they never see me But I can see them so very clearly So totally wrapped up…

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Rosie Roulette has got talent

 New Zealand’s Got Talent – 21 Oct 2012 – Vote for Rosie Roulette !! Instructions here: https://www.facebook.com/events/218913878240153/?fref=ts Hi Everyone, I wanted to introduce you Rosie Roulette, a young singer from Christchurch. A fantastic voice but not only: she writes her music, plays instruments and is a very good actor. So much talents and such a…

Look at the beautiful knitted jacket…

Weaving and Spinning in Richmond: Soup and Roll day

Hi Everyone ! Welcome at “Weaving and Spinning” in Richmond. We had a fantastic day last Thursday, with the Creative Fiber ladies, we could all admire true artwork. Here are just a few of them: It was a concert of virtuosity amongs colors and techniques, everyone was wearing beautiful handmade garnments   A collective artwork: ladies at work on…

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Circus Aotearoa

Hello Folks ! 🙂 We’ve enjoyed the show of the Circus Aotearoa, an animal free circus with young, beautiful and talented actors ! We had a terrific evening at she show.     Related posts: Wandering around the port in Nelson Art Exhibition at the Queens Garden Russian Porcelain Scarf

Art Exhibition at the Queens Garden

Dear All, There’s always something to see, or to visit, in Nelson or around Nelson. This week-end, I’ve been attracted to an Art Exhibition taking place in the Queens Garden on Bridge Street. It was organized by Artgroupnelson.org.nz and featuring beautiful paintings, woodware, garden art and more ! I had taken my camera, so you…

Viva the All Blacks !

Hi Everybody ! New Zealand rejoices: the All Blacks, those beautiful rugby warriors, won the World Cup 2011, at home, with all the honours ! Congratulations. What else can I say, except that I’m proud of them and rejoice with them ! Let’s enjoy a beautiful Haka from our team of winners, it makes me…

Art, Craft and Vintage Market at KA-PIE

  Dear All, I just discovered a fantastic place in Nelson, in Alton Street, just in front of Central School, a lovely restaurant called “KA Pies”. That place has such a feeling of grandma’s kitchen, cosy, comfortable, neat and tidy, you just immediately feel (like a child) at (your grandma’s) home. The pies that they make are just addictive,…

Feeling like a Sleeping Beauty

Gidday ! Until now, the only spinning wheels which I had been able to see, were the ones exposed in the museums, and I was quite sure that, since the times of the Sleeping Beauty, no one used this kind of machines anymore. And then, in this magnificent country, it is not rare to see ladies spining…

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Knit Nelson

Gidday ! I forward you the call of  “Knit Together” they are looking for volunteers to dress Nelson for summer. That funny action is taking place in the whole city center, where you start to see colorful “dressed” trees and benches ! ———————————————————- Calling for people to join Dress Nelson and knit up the city for spring!…