Jeremy Baker

Finished reading: On Savage Shores by Caroline Dodds Pennock ๐Ÿ“š

Finished reading: Blackouts by Justin Torres ๐Ÿ“š

Finished reading: Fifth Sun by Camilla Townsend ๐Ÿ“š

Finished reading: Annals of Native America by Camilla Townsend ๐Ÿ“š

Finished reading: Annals of Native America by Camilla Townsend ๐Ÿ“š

Hลkio figs with Gorgonzola dolce and thyme honey.

Hลkio fresh fig festival

Sand Serif

Hลkio beach weekend antics

Extraordinary birthday dinner at Rita with Bill - briefly in Wellington between Florida and Vanuatu.

Bill is back. Teddy is pleased!

Finished reading: Ancient Cuzco by Brian S. Bauer ๐Ÿ“š

Excellent preparation for our trip to Peru in July 2024.

Finished reading: Why the Bible Began by Jacob L. Wright ๐Ÿ“š

Fascinating analysis of the underpinnings of the development of the Hebrew Bible.

Finished reading: Mona of the Manor by Armistead Maupin ๐Ÿ“š

Family Easter at Eketฤhuna country cottage

Thank you to my wonderful bestie Sam Mackay for helping me to buy my latest bookstack from Unity Books in Wellington:

  • Lady Chatterleyโ€™s Lover (D.H. Lawrence 1928)
  • Mona of the Manor (Amistead Maupin 2024)
  • A History of Japan in Manga (Shunchiro Kanaya 2022)
  • The Land Wars - the dispossession of the Khoisan and AmaXhosa in the Cape Colony (John Laband 2020)
  • Normal Women- 900 years of making history (Philippa Gregory 2023)

#books #bookstack #history #friends

Ramses exhibition at the Australian Museum

Starting the year out right

New Year 2024 Hunter Valley NSW

Merry Xmas and lots of love ๐Ÿฅฐ from all of us at Hลkio beach ! ๐ŸŽ„โค๏ธ๐ŸŽ„

Collage of Christmas scenes. Lots of children and gifts.

Final catch up of books I have finished reading: Babel by R. F. Kuang ๐Ÿ“š

Finished reading: The Life and Death of States by Natasha Wheatley ๐Ÿ“š

Finished reading: The Glass Wall by Max Egremont ๐Ÿ“š

Finished reading: A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived by Adam Rutherford ๐Ÿ“š

Finished reading: Super-Infinite by Katherine Rundell ๐Ÿ“š