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A Use For Dead Cabbage Leaves  
   

A Use For Dead Cabbage Leaves

I spent part of an evening chatting to a farming couple. We nenver did get around to introductions, but the woman explained her entry in detail in the A & P Show's floral section. The next day I found it, and discovered Mrs Helen Miller had won second prize in the Wanaka Auto Repairs Novice Dancing Leaves Section. The vase is carefully covered in trimmed, dead cabbage leaves. The prize was $10.
CYCLE TOUR - WANAKA'S A & P SHOW

March 18th 2010
First Marshall Your Humans … As I pushed the bike off the coal-fired steamer Earnslaw at Walter Peak Station, I heard a voice marshalling everyone except us cyclists. Like sheep, they moved in a great flock towards a paddock. The “voice” was a man wearing a leather hat with a curled brim and expensive looking clothing that would have been more in keeping in one of Queenstown ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand

New Zealand Flag The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
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