Category Archives: Staglands

March 22, 2016 … stopping the runaway

Whatever shortcomings the photo-a-day discipline had, the resulting posts were at least reliable. I now have to rein in that well known thief of time, procrastination. Truth to tell, my photography since my last post has been lacklustre, and I … Continue reading

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December 15, 2015 … through other eyes

It’s fun having a teenage granddaughter to visit. The last time I took Grace to Staglands was early in 2005. She had few memories of that earlier visit, but seemed to enjoy this trip just as she did last time. … Continue reading

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September 16, 2015 … a thing of shreds and patches*

You wouldn’t like it if I were to sing. But I do regard myself as a wandering teller of stories, with pictures thrown in. On some days, I go where the whim takes me, with no plan or intention in … Continue reading

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October 5, 2014 … various diversions

We had a special visit this weekend, from our Queenstown granddaughter, Billie. For at least part of Saturday, our younger daughter Helen came and took Billie and her cousin Maggie out to do “girly” things, like getting fingernails painted nd … Continue reading

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October 7, 2012 … all I needed was the excuse

Some places, few adults go to without taking a child. Even if they have to borrow the child, some people won’t go to a zoo or a theme park unless they can say “of course I only went because I … Continue reading

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