Monday, October 26, 2009

A taste of kiwi with some literature thrown in

An elegant Kotuku contemplates her next meal. She's about to wing her way to Argentina.

Bod and Miss Lupescu, from Neil Gaiman's "The Graveyard Book".

A traditional Maori talisman. The meaning behind these little carved deities is much debated. "Tiki" refers to a male demigod in Polynesia, and it may have links with fertility or birth deformities (protecting against). They are often carved from is pounamu - greenstone.

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