Monthly Archives: October 2012

And if you believe this – you’ll believe just about anything

Gollum Installation by Weta at Wellington Airport I’ve seen some pretty strange things in my time – it pretty much goes with the territory of living in Wellington – but an enormous frozen Gollum hovering above me in Wellington airport … Continue reading

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Halloween is coming…

Halloween is coming – so lock your doors, keep an adult handy at all times and whatever you do make sure you ward the doors with plenty of sweets.  For some reason the modern ghosts and ghouls are quite easily … Continue reading

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World Record Breaking Sandcastle attempt in Lyall Bay – 24 Nov 2012

Looks like this was changed to 25 Nov – when I wasn’t looking- the links are good… Want to be part of a World Record Breaking attempt? – You can be part of the action with Weta and Adventure Wellington … Continue reading

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Really, we’re the middle of middle earth?

Someone has decided that Wellington is the middle of Middle Earth. Really? Surely being the most magical capital around is enough already – but if you want to check out the preparations for the 28 November’s world premiere of The … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea with Grandma McGarvey

Sources tell me that Grandma McGarvey herself will be at Rona Gallery very soon.  I don’t believe it, I certainly hope I don’t believe it – after all Christmas in October? whoever heard of such a thing? Grandma McGarvey and … Continue reading

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The Wellington Wishing Well

Keeping an ear to the ground – and couldn’t help but notice the bucket fountain is now granting wishes… to find out more about it “Absolutely Positively Wellington” has set up this facebook page (A Month of Wishes with the … Continue reading

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