Tag Archives: 2014 Poetry competition

Empty nests and letterboxes

Yesterday we had people knocking on our front and back doors handing in last-minute competition entries. Our 2014 poetry competition is now closed so today, for the first time in weeks, our letterbox was empty.  On Monday I’ll bundle up … Continue reading

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Not quite the last post

As we crossed the Stuart St bridge at Highgate this morning the mist was hugging the harbour and there was a definite autumnal touch to the air. So it seemed quite fitting that we combined today’s walk with the delivery … Continue reading

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Competition entries

Because I am a ‘listie’ sort of person, well it’s better than being listless,  I’ve kept a spreadsheet of all the poetry competition entries, names and addresses.  And look where the entries have arrived from: Auckland, Coromandel, Kapiti, Picton, Dunedin, … Continue reading

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One hungry letterbox

We’re regular walkers, and spoilt for choice in Dunedin. There are three beaches we can wander to from home, and then there’s suburban pavements, the town belt area, Ross Creek, the walkway/cycle path to St Leonards, the loop around the … Continue reading

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WAITING

I don’t know about you but we’re still waiting for summer in Otago. I sent the autumn poetry card off to the printers this week so I’m hoping that sometime between now and its March distribution we’ll be able to … Continue reading

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Great weather for ….. snails

Plans for spending my few days off in the garden have been thwarted. It feels as though we’ve had more rain this month than we had all winter! Whenever it stops we throw on our anoraks, gloves and hats ( … Continue reading

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Competition thoughts while gardening

This morning I walked down to the printers to select the colour for the summer card. It’s becoming harder each season to find a light bright colour we haven’t used. I promised the printer the card will be ready by … Continue reading

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