Over here in New Zealand we are in our Labour Weekend so that means a day off this Monday and most schools have a teachers only day on Tuesday so it's a nice little break. Where I live we held our annual AMP show today.
I love it.
Nothing has changed since I was kid. This especially applies to the produce hall where old ladies enter their most fluffy sponge cakes, farmers their most (best?) hay bales, chicken owners their perfect yoke eggs, and kids can enter their most imaginative vegetable models.....that's a small run down of what you may find in there anyway.
This is not exactly the type of things I am "into" however I can appreciate the simplicity that it represents to me. Life back to the basics. "The good ol days" still peeking through our fast life and hyped up culture.
Also as the friend of a prize winning dairy farmer today, seeing the sense of accomplishment and pride in working off the land is somewhat humbling.
Saturday, October 24, 2009
Posted by widge t at 12:22 AM