Great aunts

BarbKathMyra by kebabette
BarbKathMyra, a photo by kebabette on Flickr.

My Dad’s aunts Barb, Kath, and Myra.

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Decay and bloom – 2013 in pictures: March

Memorials.
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Easter.
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Sunflowers. I’ve never seen such a clear white sky. This looks Photoshopped, but it isn’t.
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My new begonia.
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Off to Hanmer Springs.
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Not the Hurunui News.
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Pie.
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Corvettes at Hanmer.
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Hanmer Springs War Memorial Hall.
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View on a demolition.
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Poster remains on Bealey Avenue, and Lichfield Street.
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Chop – Carlton Mill Road.
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New buildings. Victoria Street and Armagh Street.
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The life of the Avon.
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Ronnie van Hout in the Art Box.
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Flour Power.
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Another Vintage Market at the Pallet Pavilion.
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Colombo Street whirligigs.
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Filigree trees.
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My perfumes.
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Deep times.
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Ronald McDonald House fundraiser teams in the Re:START.
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CBD Bar – Alchemist ale.
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Emily Hartley-Skudder showhome art.
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Christchurch City Libraries’ book sale.
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Music pops up on Tuam Street.
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Christchurch Art Gallery upstairs on High/Tuam Street.
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Old CCC building on Tuam Street.
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George’s 4th birthday.
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Autumnal Abberley Park.
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Ophelia cones.
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Peterborough apartments.
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Special! small – Cranmer Square signs.
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Crapped out phone book.
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Black cat, blue fence.
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Ups and downs – 2013 in pictures: February

No Thx to Scum.
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Ironside House.
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Victoria Street.
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The moon, the moon. Somehow the addition of cranes give it even more atmosphere.
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Art that only stayed a day or two on Lichfield Street.
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The secret book of ideas.
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Dinner at Topkapi, then looking at the back of High Street.
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And looking at the back of the Odeon.
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And the industrial sky once more.
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At New Brighton.
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ANZ Demolition in Cathedral Square.
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Anissa Victoria’s twilight market at the Pallet Pavilion.
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Cunningham House, Christchurch Botanic Gardens.
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Francis Shurrock reliefs on the Robert McDougall Gallery.
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Botanic Gardens rock star.
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That’s Ngai Tahu’s office Te Wai Pounamu on Hereford Street getting demolished.
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Reading at Central Library Tuam. Ended up in The Guardian!
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Morning light on the Salvation Army demolition.
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Ghost sign on Southwark Street.
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A visit to the Quake City exhibition.
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A Caxton Miscellany exhibition.
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4th birthday.
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Poplar Crescent sign.
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Community Law building demolition (asbestos hazard).
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Reflections.
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Three pillars.
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Cardboard Cathedral.
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Nobody home.
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22 February 2013.
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Festival of Flowers.
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Partying on – 2013 in pictures: January

We love colour, we do.
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Party time with the party boy Zak.
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Demolition of Thai Samurai on Durham Street.
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A bit of a contrast as daisies take on demolition, Hereford Street.
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And flowers with Caffe Roma in the background.
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A seagull takes flight from the Bridge of Remembrance.
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The bold beauty of flowers in the Central Bus Station.
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Another lovely summer party.
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A quick demolition kicks into gear – Vero House.
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A table made from recycled rimu from the Power Boat club rooms in New Brighton.
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Machinery and sky – a Christchurch preoccupation.
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More Wongi and Ikarus art in the offing – in the Re:START.
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And more art on its way from Mike Hewson.
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Meanwhile in Sydenham:
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The first Vintage Market, at the Book Fridge site.
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Big moon at sunrise.
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All that is left of ECan on Kilmore Street.
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Scary Diana.
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Junk and disorderly op shop.
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Climbing trees.
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Toy fence on St Asaph Street.
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Scarecrow by the Pallet Pavilion.
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