Life at No.22, New Zealand

Hello, 2019 – We CANcer vive!

Time to celebrate the arrival of a New Year by turning the last digit to 9.  With the chance of another day, week, month and another year.  In which most of us will get an opportunity for a fresh start in 2019. This coming year will be strides apart from our usual years of past. … Continue reading Hello, 2019 – We CANcer vive!

Food at the heart of a culture, Life at No.22, New Zealand

The PAVLOVA Palaver

What do you mean its an Aussie Christmas treat? Come on, we all know it originated from New Zealand. Or did it? Our next door neighbour, Australia and us [New Zealanders] have had, shall we say, a tendency to take "the Mikey" out of each other since little Adam was conceived.  Our not so serious… Continue reading The PAVLOVA Palaver

Life at No.22, New Zealand

Are you SunSmart?

Most of you will be familiar with the Sun Smart jingle Slip, Slop, Slap and Wrap. Would you believe that most of you ignore it?  It seems that us Kiwis' slip, slop, slap and wrap knowledge is slipping away. Every year ninety-thousand people are diagnosed, and five hundred die of skin cancer. New Zealand has the highest skin… Continue reading Are you SunSmart?

Life at No.22, New Zealand

Boomerang Bags Tauranga

How do you stop using plastic supermarket bags? By getting together with a group of focused, energised women and sewing recycled material bags to use for those trips to fill them with food. There is nothing new about the drive to stop the public from using plastic supermarket bags. What is terrific about this organisation… Continue reading Boomerang Bags Tauranga

Life at No.22, Musings of ordinary life, New Zealand

Life at No.22 – Shifting In

We have been back home in New Zealand for approximately three weeks.  To say it has been hectic in a sort of organised chaotic way would be an understatement.  Most of that time has had us shifting our "treasures".  Though one of us kept referring to those treasures with a more descriptive word. A new… Continue reading Life at No.22 – Shifting In