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I’ve been reacquainting myself with my camera. This time, I’m teaching myself how to do this photography thing, like, for reals. Thanks to the incredibly informative World Wide Web, I now have a pretty good understanding of F-stop and shutter speed, and even ISO. But while these technical skills are the tools of the art […]

She, the Storm and the Sunshine

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When she was young she collected rocks – oddly shaped, interestingly-hued stones, mostly from the many tropical beaches we knew, and a few from the chilly riverbeds we visited in New Zealand. I’d smile at the congruity of her hobby. That she with the iron will, the unrelenting stubbornness and the coconut head would choose […]

My Camera

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I lost my camera. It happened maybe two years ago, around the time my house was broken into… twice, even, in less than 3 months (bloody South Auckland street kids). The thing is, I didn’t even notice it was gone until a few weeks later. Or maybe I did notice, but that memory was filed […]

Savoury Muffins

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Some of my friends are not used to the idea of a muffin that’s not sweet, so at a recent get-together, I kept hearing these referred to as scones. I guess that works. Scones baked in a muffin tin. Scuffins? Whatever you want to call them, I love these savoury treats because they’re cheesy and […]