Fail Safe / Fail Better – WORD Christchurch Shifting Points of View

One thing Fail Safe Fail Better did not do was fail to deliver. Six speakers gave candid, entertaining and unique accounts of both personal and professional failures in their lives. Not at all negative, the evening was filled with magic. Glenn Colquhoun invoked ghosts of poets past on the walls of the Christchurch Art Centre's Great Hall and…
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These Dividing Walls

Far back on the Left Bank, there is a secret quarter. A warren of quiet streets sandwiched between boulevards where little traffic moves. On a corner stands a building with a turquoise door - Number 37 Set over a hot summer in a shabby corner of Paris we are introduced to the residents of Number…
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The Sixteen Trees of the Somme

Wood has always held a mysterious fascination for me - mysterious inasmuch as I can never quite fathom what it is that I find so appealing. Is it the grain? The texture? Or the capacity (in skilled hands) for it to be made into something functional — sailing vessels, basic furniture and everyday utensils — and also its…
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The Mud Club: Gardening eBooks

The Mud Club: Gardening eBooks List created by ChristchurchLib Gardening inspiration to get you back in the garden this spring. A selection of gardening themed eBooks from container gardening to landscaping, organic gardening and even gardening for kids. On Guerrilla Gardening Gardening Lab for Kids Greenhouse Gardening Organic Gardening for Dummies Container Gardening for All…
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The Gig Guide: September 2017

Planning on attending a concert, show, or gig in Christchurch? Then why not take a look at what we've got of that artist's back catalogue? For more performances this month see the Christchurch Arts Festival website Comedy Cori Gonzalez-Macuer 7 September Best Comedy Show on Earth with Rhys Mathewson, Fan Brigade, Eli Matthewson,  Angella Dravid, and Brendon Green Kevin Bridges…
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