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E tu day 52, Paul 10

Well, the end of a 10 day fast is nearly over. I have met a lot of intelligent, interesting people in this group up here in Wellington and many members of the public, very concerned about this crisis we have … Continue reading

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E tu day 51, Paul day 9.

A really interesting day had by all. Lots of visitors, some too busy to take a pic, a day that started out damp and cold quickly became warming and sunny. Early on we had a visit from two Quaker ladies, … Continue reading

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Etu day 51, Paul day 8.

Today was a really positive day. Mick and Sue had just set up, Sue had gone to get some more rope to tie down signs, and a girl’s class from Whakatane walked by. Talking with teachers I discovered that had … Continue reading

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E tu day 50, Paul day 7

Saturday left me feeling quite low. We had a couple of somewhat unpleasant encounters. One was three fanatics. One that wasn’t at all unpleasant was a farmer from Hawkes Bay who was definitely a climate denialist but when pressed admitted … Continue reading

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E tu, day 49, Paul day 6.

Today was another that had its share of head scratching about it. Sue came back for a while this morning and then Paul Bruce joined me for the afternoon. It was a sunny and mostly warm day with a lot … Continue reading

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E tu Day 48. Paul, Day 5

Wow. What a day. Everyone came together for the Fridays4Future lunchtime vigil. Very windy. My aunt Barbara came down and spent a few hours with us. Much appreciated and welcome. I feel surprisingly ok, tired but not exhausted, not really … Continue reading

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E tu day 47, Paul, day 4.

Another very interesting day.. Very windy with some rain to start. Again, not a lot of people passing by. More much needed rain. Today meet Tim Jones and David Gurr, more incredibly talented folk. I almost get the feeling that … Continue reading

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E tu day 46: Paul day 3

This morning, with little sleep, I felt pretty good. Much the same temp as yesterday, sunny start to day, warm sun most of the day. Not too many people around, perhaps because of the undecided atmosphere that the virus has … Continue reading

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Vigil 45: Paul day 2

This morning, with little sleep, I felt pretty good. Much the same temp as yesterday, sunny start to day, warm sun most of the day. Not too many people around, perhaps because of the undecided atmosphere that the virus has … Continue reading

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Vigil day 44: Paul Nieman hunger strike day 1.

I came to Wellington this Sunday, the 16th of August 2020 to support a hunger striker, only to arrive to find her very unwell. Her support person, very luckily, is medically trained and keenly aware and got her the help … Continue reading

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