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Stone Knapping with James Cox, Autumn 1915

I've just about completed two years of tweets from Wairarapa labourer James Cox - part of the WW100 Life in NZ 100 years ago project.  In the autumn of 1915, though, war was the last thing on Cox's mind.

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Agnes Bennett, motorist

I haven't done a blog post since October! I've certainly been busy. I must write about that. In the meantime here is one of my FishHead half-pagers I rather enjoyed doing

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The War begins...

As all New Zealand knows by now World War I started one hundred years ago, and we are now entering a long and gruelling campaign of war commemoration. Here is my tiny contribution to the war effort. From now on, though, I think I'll be a conscientious objector. 

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Argo, Anzac Day and a Tweeting Swagman

To start off my new blog here are some posts from my last year at the Turnbull Library - about Argo, Anzac Day, and a labourer's life in the Wairarapa.

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