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Rusticated III: Seen At The Market

July 9th, 2010 Comments Off on Rusticated III: Seen At The Market

It is Saturday morning, time to entertain guests. Wilhelmina has taken Leona, her friend from Levin to Frank Kitts Market. A chatty stall holder switched off and lost interest when she mentioned being from Levin and remembering the stall holder from a market up there.  Wilhelmina has her back up about it. Wilhelmina huffs, “I […]

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Craft Fair Chaos

April 30th, 2010 2 Comments

Willow texts Winona and asks if she wants to go to the market this weekend. Winona replies, asking which market? Willow said that she has heard of a farmer’s market that has started up in one of the parks. Winona asks if she means the one in Thorndon, or Te Aro, or on the waterfront? […]

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April 23rd, 2010 1 Comment

There is now a new indignity for Willow to endure as a single Wellington woman. For three weekends in a row, she has been unbrunched. The dust from her move has settled, the little townhouse in Hataitai is all hers, avocado 1970s kitchen, peach-hued bathroom, and all. She had pictured entertaining in the  rimu breakfast […]

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Moore Wilson’s

March 24th, 2010 2 Comments

After letting Will sleep in while she looked at an exceptionally disappointing downtown flat, Winona decides to take a peek into Moore Wilson’s. She has heard that this wholesale distributor – cum- gourmet retailer has renovated their central store. Fifteen minutes later, she is in mild shock.  The former dark, cramped grocery, with its snaking […]

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