Tag Archives: Poems in the Waiting Room

Looking ahead – National Poetry Day August 23

We’re celebrating National Poetry Day on August 23 by teaming up with Southern DHB to provide poetry cards on the lunch time meal trays for all inpatients. Just because you’re not out and about doesn’t mean you should miss out … Continue reading

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Look what’s around the corner

With autumn nearly over and winter fast on its tail our new winter edition will be in the post next week. It’s our annual NZ poets’ edition plus it has the winning poems from our annual competition.

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Love Waltz with Fireworks-our CHAIRity auction

SOLD, Sold, Sold. That was the lovely sound ringing out from Mandy Mayhem-Bullock, our auctioneer, on Sunday afternoon, October 15. I had planned to take photos but my plans and reality didn’t coincide. ( Thanks to Philip and Lee for … Continue reading

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Getting a feel for braille

Yesterday in the mail I received a lovely postcard with a message for me in braille. I  hunted out the DIY braille guide, which Lyvie from the RNZFB sent me when Poems in the Waiting Room produced its first braille … Continue reading

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Aoraki/Mt Cook

We’ve just arrived home after a three-day break in Aoraki/Mt Cook. Our son who is working there suggested we come up before the summer rush when the village and tracks are inundated with tourists. We enjoyed the Bowen Bush Walk, … Continue reading

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