Sign of the times

Marlborough Express - - COMMENT&OPINION -

On Satur­day, Novem­ber 4, I at­tended Nel­son North’s 80th birth­day party at Oak Tree Cot­tage near Sed­don. Nel­son North, in case you didn’t know, de­signed the fa­mous and ubiq­ui­tous Norski toi­let that pro­vides con­ve­nient fa­cil­i­ties at oth­er­wise in­con­ve­nient places in the Marl­bor­ough back coun­try and beyond.

Forty-four in­vited friends en­joyed af­ter­noon tea with Nel­son and Bev in Oak Tree Cot­tage’s old world gar­den. I take my hat off to Rus­sell and Ni­cola Ker­slake for their phoenix-like rise from the ashes (or I should say rub­ble) af­ter

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