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$10 worth

$10 worth   If I held up a ten dollar note and asked the question, “Who can tell me what this is? And how much is it worth?” You would answer that it’s a ten dollar note and its worth that because it comes from the Government printing press and has the Governor of the[…]Continue reading

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Trust

Over the years I’ve helped build a house or two. If I hadn’t done this, then one thing that wouldn’t be obvious, is just how much time and effort go into preparing the foundations for the house to sit on. You also realise that if you don’t do the necessary groundwork then in time cracks[…]Continue reading

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Golden Queen Peaches

I’m one of six boys in my family … no girls, Mum and Dad couldn’t afford daughters they were far too expensive.  We lived in a two-bedroom house on a quarter acre section in a rural town in the Hawke’s Bay.                                                                                                                                                                       As kids we were terrified of one of our neighbours, an old widow by[…]Continue reading