Sunday, 20 May 2007
Yep - so that was it Auckland. Saturday was the big send off, had a thousand cups of tea, scones, Peter thanks for the Shortbread coconut men, Caoimhe thanks for the sit-in, John thanks for the pancakes, the chocolate and passionfruit combo was memorable!
Highs and lows? Well, I reckon that's the most intense period of meeting people I've had in a long time, have a bunch of phone numbers and written notes to get through. The Scrabble matches were hard to beat, the guy who wanted to piss on my roof never followed through with it. High street really is fashion capital of inner Auckland, the korean pancakes on Wellesley street which got passed through my window were phenomenal, Jean with her information of Treaty issues had me intrigued, as did the American Architect, the Chilean artist, the school girls on their way to rehearsal, the Brazilian exchange student, Trudy and her pictures, Nicole and Rose for their weird colouring-in drawings.... adios amigos until next time.
Albert Park had the locals looking sideways
Caoimhe and Jen - on great form as usual.
Andriu trying to figure out the mathematics behind it all, he'll get there eventually.
The aftermath - anyone any good with a vacuum?
The dream of affordable homes... voila!