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Just a Touch of Paradise

As Joni Mitchell says, you don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone.  Spring has finally sprung here in the north King Country and, as we at Casa Lawrence have leaving on our minds, I’m remembering all over again why … Continue reading

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Of mice and men and Gareth Morgan

I don’t know where Gareth Morgan lives but I assume it’s a huge, clean, wildlife-free mansion on Paraetai Drive or similar.  I admire him for taking a stand on behalf of the country’s native birds who need all the help … Continue reading

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