Thursday, 8 October 2015
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smoked fish - herring/ smoked fish - herring

The flavour of wood smoke adds a real zing to some foods – now the the summer ‘hunting and gathering’ season is almost upon us, dust off your home smoker and enjoy another dimension to your home cooking. Smoking is a nice alternative, or addition to a BBQ. Seafood, particularly ...

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Sing For Your Soul

Singing in the shower

There I was at twelve years old being told by the music teacher at my school that I had to drop out of the school choir. “But why, says I?” “Because,” says she, “your voice has broken and you can no longer sing in tune!” She was right, but all ...

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Forever Learning

Closeup of reading the lesson

Learning new skills is a proven way to keep your brain active and healthy. Today marks the beginning of Adult Learner’s Week (September 7-13). Is there a new skill you’d like to try? Make this week the week you search it, enrol in it or get started. Adult Learners’ Week/He ...

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Keep Learning

new life loading concept on blackboard

Change can be scary as it breaks old habits and routines and can often lead to new experiences or paths in life. Actually change stimulates your brain to keep working and adapting. Physical change and improvement comes about when you try a new activity. Trying something new can be invigorating and ...

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Get New Zealand Writing

Female Elementary Pupil Working At Desk

At a recent parent/teacher interview, my son’s teacher said that while he was doing extremely well in most areas, his writing was below National Standards at the last test. It wasn’t for a lack of ideas or aptitude, she felt, rather a lack of concentration. Writing didn’t interest him as ...

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