Tag: gold

Gold in the gutter

Gold in the gutter

Recently I was exposed to a situation where I felt poor. This is utterly ridiculous, because I’m anything but poor. I am a very long way from …

 

Random acts…

Random acts…

I don’t believe in random. There is, however, the highly unexpected. I didn’t have a great day at work today. It wouldn’t be strategic for …

 

I thought I could watch you forever…

I thought I could watch you forever…

There’s a slow, almost flat wedge of land that edges towards the sunset, pausing for a moment where the river turns gold as it enters …

 

The earth

The earth

We sit on the paved courtyard outside Te Papa. The night air is chilled, the tiles still warm from the day’s sun. It’s like school …

 

Pizza time

Pizza time

End of the day, end of the week, it’s pizza time. We come home from work, and in our kitchen laboratory we create food together. …

 

Better than gold

Better than gold

Fresh new potatoes lovingly dug from my father-in-law’s garden. Fresh mint from our garden. Rinsed in beautiful (and bountiful) sparkling tap water. Gently simmered in …

 

336 – The Singer

336 – The Singer

Courtesy of some kind person on Freecycle I’ve got a set of legs (and some other hardware) off an old Singer treadle sewing machine. I’m …

 

333 – Malik’s story

333 – Malik’s story

Malik dreams of striding across the veldt with a huge herd of African elephants. To trumpet wildly with the sheer joy of freedom. Ears flapping, …

 

314 – There’s gold in them thar hills!

314 – There’s gold in them thar hills!

An original life is unexplored territory. You don’t get there by taking a taxi – you get there by carrying a canoe. — Alan Alda I …

 

307 – Pure gold

307 – Pure gold

How completely beautiful. This afternoon I took the pear and quince juice my sister Gillian brought us and made jelly. Jam is good, but jelly …