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23/05/2011

Paula Morris has a great story in her collection ‘Forbidden Cities’ about Auckland’s inorganic rubbish collection time. I was looking for it in my bookshelf, but it’s gotten out of control and I’ve started double-shelving my books. Don’t get any ideas — I’m not putting them out on the street.

3 Comments leave one →
  1. 24/05/2011 6:39 am

    Ha! I like the yard full of TV picture tubes!

  2. 25/05/2011 3:08 pm

    I have a sofa exactly like that.

  3. 26/05/2011 1:29 pm

    I love the inorganics! One time I went out scavenging with a mental ‘shopping list’ of what I wanted to find – an old leather school satchel, some mugs or china, a religious icon picture and a chest of drawers that could be transformed into a new kitchen bench…and I managed to find all of it, despite it being quite a specific shopping list!

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