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Jessica Sepel has released her latest book, Living the Healthy Life.
Jessica Sepel has released her latest book, Living the Healthy Life. Contributed

THE "mother” is always alone, her baby absent, although evidence of a child remains in the empty pram, abandoned toys on the hopscotch court, the slackness of the skipping rope.

The images form part of artist Michael Cook's story.

In this the February 18 edition of Weekend, the adopted artist reveals how his personal life and creative endeavours met in the images from his latest exhibition.

Adopted artist Michael Cook.
Adopted artist Michael Cook.

Also in this Weekend, Christchurch residents talk of their feelings of hope, six years after the devastating February 22 earthquake that killed 185 people.

Weekend also roadtests some nutritional advice from Jessica Sepel's latest book, Living the Healthy Life. And find out the trick to a great panna cotta in our easy eating section.

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