• Jim Kayes' blog: Best foot forward

    6 monthes ago - By NZ Life & Leisure

    In Jim Kayes' blog this week - he's not surprised by the ingenuity of an injured daughter.
    It certainly wasn't the start we had in mind to a rare, lazy Sunday morning together as a family. The first rashers of bacon were starting to sizzle in the pan when the youngest came rushing inside from the deck, swinging the door closed behind her.
    “Dad,” she said calmly a few seconds later, “I think I've hurt my foot.”
    She had. The door had closed too quickly, whacking into her leg, the sharp, steel corner slicing her Achilles' tendon open.
    It meant a trip to Auckland's Starship Hospital for...
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