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Woodturning

Woodturning

Woodturning

It is Queen’s Birthday Weekend, and yesterday I found myself at Model-X, the annual model and hobby extravaganza at West Wave, Henderson (I’m clearly in need of some rejuvenation, reliving Christmases of a far distant past, and enjoying the faces of old men lighting up like little boys’ at Christmas).…

Ex Libris: Titirangi Book Market

Jennifer and Simon

Jennifer and Simon

Jennifer Lamm and Simon Misdale at Saturday’s Titirangi Book Market. Jennifer is the president of the Auckland Ex Libris Society, and Simon is in the process of making a linocut of her book plate. Their society is Australasia’s oldest surviving bookplate society, looking back over a history of nearly 80 years.…

Music at the Market

John and Margaret

John and Margaret

John and Margaret Davy entertain the crowds at yesterday’s Titirangi market (last Sunday of every month, 10am-2pm). Their folk tunes of Irish, Scottish and other backgrounds are a splendid accompaniment to either a cup of coffee or a more vigorous shopping experience.…

The Potter’s Hands: Peter Lange

The Potter's Hands: Peter Lange

The Potter's Hands: Peter Lange

Yesterday (March 20, 2010) was the annual “Artists in Eden” event, a splendid community initiative by the Maungawhau/Mt Eden Community Arts Trust.

More than 40 artists are rounded up in the Essex Road Reserve to do their thing, plied with food and drink by the crew of volunteers, and amply distracted by curious onlookers and their curly questions.…

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