Does anyone have any smocking magazines, books or patterns I could have, borrow or buy (or :-) swap for a jar of tomato relish)? I don’t need stitch instructions or dress patterns but would like to see some pictures of finished stitched designs, and their corresponding stitching patterns. I am happy to pick up from a Karori or close by address. Many thanks.
A case of Covid-19 picked up in Wellington has turned out to be a false alarm.
Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield on Thursday announced 13 new cases of community transmission in New Zealand – all outside Wellington.
But answering questions, he said there was a positive test that came up in Wellington. Re-testing came up negative, meaning it was a false-positive. To read more, click here
Recently the Gvt made a very public statement saying they were NOT going to increase funding for adult cochlear implants. Why pick on us specifically ? They continue to condemn countless people to an inferior quality of life. I thought this Gvt. was supposed to care. ! I’ll think again before voting.
How was your commute to work this morning? Was your bus, train or ferry emptier? Were passengers wearing masks and social distancing? For those driving into town, was traffic lighter for you? Or did you choose to work from home?
Physical distancing was reintroduced by Metlink on Wednesday, which meant commuters would have to keep 1 metre apart on buses, trains and ferries, and keep a 2m distance at wharfs and stations.
Metlink general manager Scott Gallacher said “there will be no timetable changes under alert level 2 but passengers will be expected to practice personal hygiene and physical distancing measures”.
To read more, click here.