This week my teaser is from The Colour by Rose Tremain, page 71:
It was Pare's weeping that brought four year old Edwin to the place where she sat. He'd been lolling in his totoki tree, letting his pet brown caterpillar promenade up and down its branches, when he'd heard an unfamiliar sound. Pare's was a musical kind of weeping, and Edwin wondered whether this noise could be a giant Moa Bird crying for its lost ability to fly.
It's Tuesday, Where Are You? is hosted by an adventure in reading.
I'm in New Zealand near Christchurch at the beginning of a gold rush in 1861.