THE LATEST COLUMN: GREEN THOUGHTS AT THE CARWASH
History tells of epiphanies arriving in the most mundane of places: Newton under an apple tree, Archimedes in the bath, so why not at a car-wash in Vanguard Street?
AN EARLIER DOGGY COLUMN:13/08/12 Sharing the Kennel
I have spent the last fortnight or so, trying to cram The Dog and my life into my newly-purchased 42 sq metre flat. I'm not sure if The Dog thinks he’s living in my kennel or I'm living in his. All I know for sure is that we are sharing a very very small flat.
Now that I have a new home and my Fox Terrier Pete is living with I’ve been relearning what it is to share your life with a dog. I’m being reminded that dogs are sentient beings with dreams and longings, needs and instincts who lack the opposable thumbs or the EFTPOS card which would allow them an independent life. You are therefore their gaoler, dietitian, personal trainer and significant other and it’s a lot of responsibility to shoulder. Read More ...
THE GREY URBANISTS
Ro Cambridge is a freelance writer, columnist, radio show host, arts worker and book reviewer.
She roams Nelson city in the company of a grey & white Fox Terrier and reports in this blog on the oddities & serendipities of urban life.