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Felting Course

  3 Weeks Fridays  10am – 1pm September  14th,  16th ,23rd @ Eyebright  Learn great needle felting techniques Tutor:  Therese Phillips  Includes:         All the materials you will need.   Refreshments  Limited Spaces $49 (full three day course)  For further information or to enrol: Please phone or email Therese  544 4977...

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Mapua's Oldest Resident Still on the Land

  The value we place on things is inversely proportional to their availability.  That’s what struck me when I drove up the driveway to the home of ninety three year old Ivan Wells.  Ivan’s house sits atop  a rise overlooking an expanse green fields, with the village of Mapua discreetly...

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What My Garden Has Taught Me

I’ve found that it’s helpful to have a garden slightly larger than is manageable.  That way, great things can happen by accident.  Planned projects often fall short of expectation while fortuitous happenstance can make a composition work. Last winter I put inordinate effort into a notice board.  Many days passed...

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