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Franklin, Auckland
Sunday 25th June 2017

No escaping leaf fall

Looking out my window it’s easy to tell what time of year it is as I can see heaps of London plane tree leaves...

Showtime a winner

As readers will be aware I normally make mention of the weather at the beginning of my article. Well what can I say? It’s...

Call to preserve land

As with many of my monthly columns I am again starting with a comment on the weather. Well, what can I say about March except...

The chickens came too

Well, after living in our house for 22 years we have moved and what a task it has been. One has no idea how...

Lesson learned, eventually

Welcome to 2017! Normally we start out by saying it will be a better year than last year so, here’s hoping although it hasn’t started...

Congested end to year!

After living at our present property for 21 years, Reay and I decided we needed to downsize and move into something with less land...

A time to remember

By the time you read this I will have attended the Tuakau Settlers annual luncheon held in the Tuakau War Memorial Hall. I have been...

Weed spraying on agenda

At the time of writing my column I’m sitting here waiting for some fine, windless weather. We know spring is here but I’m waiting...

Horses for courses!

Firstly, I must say a big thank you to all those who contacted me concerning the loss of my foal. I was overwhelmed by...

Rain, rain, go away!

Although we appear to have had a mild winter to date, so far our problems have come from far too much rain! In fact, recent...