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Wednesday November 15, 2017

Try Turmeric…

In Mansfield’s footsteps

you’ll be glad you did! The wonder supplement for health and well being!

By Julia Czerwonatis

Morning Coffee is the story of Samson Payne, a shy and solitary man, running his little flower shop and observing other people’s lives more than taking part in them. Samson’s life turns upside down when Oliver with “his bright blue eyes and sweet button nose” moves into town, making Samson explore a whole new world of emotions. Sarah May’s short-story is the winner of this year’s Katherine Mansfield Short Story Award. The Samuel Marsden Collegiate student received the first prize at a ceremony at the Turnbull Library on October 25 beating nine other finalists from the Wellington region. “My story is about Samson who lives in this friendly happy town, yet he’s a man in a shell,” Sarah explains. “That changes when he starts to have feelings for another man who is new in town. “Just as he is about to confess his feelings, his friend reveals that he is homophobic.” Sarah wrote Morning Coffee as part of a school exercise where students were encouraged to draw inspiration from Katherine Mansfield’s writing style. “Mansfield was known to create a lot of atmosphere and character within a short amount of words,” Sarah says. She aimed for a turn of the

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Sarah May (right), winner of this year’s Katherine Mansfield Short Story Award, with judge Mandy Hager. PHOTO: Katherine Mansfield House & Garden

heads ending where the readers follow the emotional highs and lows of the protagonist and are eventually left with the aftermath of the story climax. It’s the second time Sarah has joined the competition; last year she was a runner-up with another write-up. Award-winning author Mandy

Hager judged the short stories written by year 12 and 13 students from Wellington for the past two years. “I was very impressed by the standard of stories and any one of the 10 shortlisted writers could have won,” Mandy says. “In the end, I went with the story which stayed with me

Johnsonville Charitable Trust Grenada, Paparangi, Newlands, Johnsonville, Churton Park and Broadmeadows suburbs.

Christmas Party

Dates: Tuesday 5th, Wednesday 6th, Thursday 7th December 2017 Times: 12.00 noon till 2.00pm Place: The Innkeeper Johnsonville, 11 Broderick Road, Johnsonville

Available from all trail gardens on the day or in advance from selected outlets listed: • Paper Plus Select, Karori Mall • Marsden Books, Marsden Village, Karori • Mitre 10, Crofton Downs • Twigland Gardeners World, Johnsonville • Palmers, Miramar • California Home Garden Café, Lower Hutt

Name:……………………………….......................................................… Address:…………………………………………………………………… Phone:.……………………...................Email:.............................…………… Function Date (Tick one circle only)

Please provide all details requested on this form in your email. Subject – Senior citizens Christmas party

8963041AA

Thursday 7th Dec

Vegetarian option available: (Tick if required) Additional details…

Bowen Hospital Specialist Centre Crofton Downs | Ph 04 4990229 info@skindiagnostics.co.nz

Tickets: $25 per person*

If you would like to attend please fill in the coupon below indicating your preferred date in the tickbox provided and return by post to: Johnsonville Charitable Trust, Senior Citizens Luncheon, PO Box 13-072, Johnsonville 6440 or email: deirdre@kadco.nz

Book early as numbers are limited and restricted to residents that live in the Trust area.

Southern Cross Health Society Affiliated Provider

Open 10am to 4.30pm Sat 25th & Sun 26th November 2017

A cordial invitation is extended to the citizens of the above suburbs to attend our annual Christmas Luncheon:

The final date for registration is Wednesday 22nd November. We will post or email your invitation prior to the function.

 Read Morning Coffee and the finalists’ stories on katherinemansfield.com

MBCHB University of Auckland.

12 Outstanding Karori Gardens including ZEALANDIA

for senior citizens aged 65 & over

Wednesday 6th Dec

longest after I had read them all several times. “I’d like to congratulate all the writers for their effort and skill, and hope they continue writing.”

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KARORI SUPER GARDEN TRAIL

www.johnsonvilletrust.org.nz

Tuesday 5th Dec

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Proceeds will contribute to the Karori Lions Centennial Legacy Project (*Children under 16 free if accompanied by an adult)

www.lionsclubs.org.nz/Karori Karori Lions Super Garden Trail

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