The story behind the name

Cush & Nooks are my beautiful grandparents. 
I have very fond memories of long, hot summers spent with them, and my family, in Gisborne. 

Cush, or Cushla Mary, shared my love of pretty things and floral fabrics - I'll always remember her beautiful floral lounge suite. She introduced me to nail polish and charm bracelets, and was a wonderful mother and grandmother. 

My grandfather's name was Daniel, but everyone knew him as Nookie, or Nux (Nooks). Nookie was a keen, and very talented, photographer, who rolled his own films and then developed them in his own dark room. He would spend hours photographing all his grandchildren - I would spend hours reading all his Norman Rockwell books.

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