Catherine

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Gender FEMALE
Occupation Garden Fairy
Location Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Introduction Immersed in everyday loveliness with flowers everywhere! I live a modern vintage life filled with the simple things that bring me joy.
Interests Gardening, picking flowers, gathering, selling fruit, good coffee & wholesome food, (the Farmers Market) reading & the library, taking photos, Trade Me, writing blogs & sometimes a journal, walking, spending time with my darling, vintage & beautiful fabrics, finding vintage & shabby chic treasures, sewing & making stuff, friendships & grandsons! Reading for the "phone news"..a local daily news service for the blind.
Favorite Movies Bright Star, The Children of Huang Shi, As it is in Heaven, The English Patient, Stealing Beauty, Freda, Message in a Bottle, The Notebook, A Good Year, The Motorcycle Diaries, The Long Way Down, The Long Way Round, Hideous Kinky (not what it sounds like!) Nowhere in Africa, The Constant Gardener, The Reader, The Weeping Camel, The King's Speech, Eat Pray Love, Out of Africa
Favorite Music Sarah McLachlan: "Surfacing", Madeleine Peyroux, Lorenna McKennit, Natalie Merchant, Cindy Ruakere, Katie Melua, Putumayo Music range, Norah Jones, Cat Stevens, Billie Holiday, album called "Louis & Ella", Connie Francis, Nina Simone, Tracey Chapman "New Beginnings" Chopin, Putumayo World Music, quiet Cuban music, Dido, Enigma, Katie Noonan, Angus & Julia Stone, Elizabeth & the Catapult
Favorite Books British edition of Country Living Magazine, Bliss Victoria (mag), NZ Gardener (mag) A garden of Eden in Hell the life of Alice Herz-Summer, Francine Rivers books, Max Lucado, Wilbur Smith, Jodi Picoult, Anita Diamant: The Red Tent, The Memory Keepers Daughter, Sark: Wild Succulent Women, Eat Mangos Naked. The Velveteen Rabbit, The Velveteen Woman, The Magic Apple Tree, Morning Sun on a White Piano, Messy Spirituality