David Welch – Port to Plains; Over and Under the Port Hills, the Story of the Lyttelton Railway Tunnel

The Lyttelton rail tunnel officially opened on 9 December 1867. The trip through the hill secion took less than seven minutes. This was New Zealand's first rail tunnel, and for many years it was also the country's longest. The Lyttelton rail tunnel was the first in the world that was driven through the side of…
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Cold climate knitting

Wow, we have some great knitting titles from the Scottish highlands and islands, and Scandinavia at our libraries. Other titles: Scottish knitting Irish knitting Scandinavian knitting Norwegian knitting All knitting Groups: Knitting groups in our libraries Knitting groups in the community Our Zinio for Libraries collection includes several knitting eMagazines that you can download for…
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Beat those Winter Blues

Are you finding the gloomy days and cold nights are getting you down? I've come up with some blue-busting winter warmers to drag you out of the doldrums: Exercise There. I said it. It's essential. Yes, I can hear you moan! Nothing warms the body up and produces happy brain chemicals like moving. It doesn't…
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