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Toughie 2878

Toughie No 2878 by Django

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DT 30026

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30026

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

BD Rating – Difficulty *** Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

New Zealand has a brand new national holiday. In traditional Maori culture a significant ‘turning’ of the seasons was noted at the same time that a particular star cluster appeared in the pre-dawn sky. Most of the world knows these stars as Pleiades but here they are Matariki.… Continue reading

DT 30020

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30020

Hints and tips by KiwiColin

BD Rating – Difficulty *** Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Just one Kiwi in the blogging chair this week.

Our procession of violent, wet cold fronts has now moved away and we are back to a much more acceptable type of winter weather. Crisp, frosty mornings preceding calm days with clear, blue skies.… Continue reading

DT 30014

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30014

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

We have had horrendous weather this last week. A series of frontal systems have followed each other bringing strong winds, thunder storms, lots of rain and heavy snow in some areas (though not for us). It has just gone on and on and everyone is heartily sick of it.… Continue reading

DT 30008

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30008

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

On our regular walk yesterday we just happened to have a phone handy and snapped a small group of Royal Spoonbills feeding close to our path. We’ve put this picture at the end of the blog.

Just what we expect for a Wednesday puzzle once again.… Continue reading

DT 30002

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30002

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

BD Rating – Difficulty *** Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Last week’s gallivanting from one kiwi is now over so we are back to our usual team effort again.

Our New Zealand winter weather pattern is firmly in place and we’ve had several wet days recently, interspersed with clear crisp frosty ones.… Continue reading

DT 29996

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29996

Hints and tips by KiwiColin

BD Rating – Difficulty *** Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Just one Kiwi in the blogging chair this week. Carol is away gallivanting with a group of very long term friends.

I notice that the Toughie is by Logman so this delightful, tricky in places, puzzles is almost certainly not by Jay.… Continue reading