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The Eye 23.8.12
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SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN (M)
A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help
realise a Sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to
the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and
fish to prove the impossible possible.
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Fine, with morning
frosts. Light winds.
Fine, though high
SHORT AND SHARP
Free seminars outlining what's
involved in working on a
committee or board are being held
around the South next month.
Organised by Venture Southland,
the seminars aim to help people
get the most out of meetings.
There'll be meetings in Wyndham,
Winton, Tuatapere, Te Anau,
Riverton and Stewart Island and
For more information, call
Suzanne McKenzie on 211 1409.
Moves are under way to begin
planning for Central Southland
College's 50th Jubilee in 2015. A
group has already met to discuss
ideas, but more are welcome.
Contact Noela Irwin on
027 688 6064 or Fiona Engel
027 681 5187.
Bye bye: Eye reporter Frances Wilkinson says goodbye.
Back to England
The time has come for me to leave
beautiful Southland and its down to
earth, welcoming community and
return to England.
I am leaving New Zealand for only
one reason and that's to follow my
boyfriend back to the UK. He decided
five months ago that he wanted to be
a self-employed electrician and I sent
him packing from Southland with
the promise I would return to
England if things went well with his
Fortunately or unfortunately, how-
ever you try and look at it, it did go
end of the bargain.
And I leave after a rewarding year at
nervous when I started, worried that
I might be rejected by the com-
I was so wrong. Southlanders, you
live up to your name as being warm,
hospitable and hard working people.
There is so much to miss about
Invercargill and Southland and little
that I won't miss. Well, apart from
that strong southerly wind.
During the Olympics Games, I even
found myself screaming at the telly
in the early hours of the morning,
cheering on our Southland athletes
and ignoring the Brits.
If it wasn't for my Yorkshire accent,
I'd probably try convincing a few
people that I am a Southlander. In a
small way, perhaps I am.
Thank you for letting me tell your
Book worms: James
Hargest College year 13
pupils dressed up as their
favourite book characters
last Wednesday. About
205 pupils turned up in
full costume, including
tributes to Barbie and Ken,
Sesame Street, Scooby-
Doo and The Wizard of Oz
for the school's annual
book day.Photo: ROBYN EDIE
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