Dealing the death-blow to the weird wee thingy on my lip

Some time ago, more than a year from memory, I was at the dentist being seen to by a young man who wasn’t my regular charming dentist-man. I’d have to say that having a charming dentist does make a visit there somewhat less unpleasant.  Although, having suffered ‘torture-house’ ministrations from school dental nurses in my …

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Fungi, chooks, shipping containers and coffee in my neighbourhood

There’s been some new things going on in my neighbourhood in recent months. I live fairly close to the Avon River, where much of the land alongside it got ‘red zoned’ after the 2011 earthquake. Land which was red zoned was deemed too badly damaged to make remediating it for building on again an economic …

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