Spent the morning emptying and clearing cupboards in preparation for the start of our kitchen renovations. Lots of things that are past their use-by date, and other bits and pieces that haven’t been used since we came to Whanganui, got tossed. The pantry was emptied, and pots and pans re-stacked. And at the end of all of this we hope to have a new kitchen.
I got to thinking about renewal in general, and God’s statement that one day He will make all things new, and all that rubbish that causes so much pain will be thrown out…
Had a short wander in Bushy Park today. Could hear lots of birds, but they were pretty elusive. One of these pictures shows how elusive they were – hiding behind leaves and twigs…this is the Stitchbird or Hihi, and the shy little brown one is a female. Coming back from the brink of extinction…
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My first experiment with hot pressed paper – so different to cold pressed. The washes don’t flow, but the detail is better. Lots of learning to do here…
promises of summer
in the winter cold
carrying the lifeblood
of this earth
bad hair day
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