This weekend was a public holiday weekend (Labour day on Monday) so we made the most of the trip to Cromwell for my ‘Ultra’ regatta and made it into a weekend holiday. Continue reading
Posted in Central Otago, Rest of New Zealand
Tagged central Otago, Clyde, Clyde Dam, Cromwell, Crown range, Diamond Lake, public holiday weekend, Puzzling world, Queenstown, Wanaka
This week was my Birthday, the second without Mum, always sheds a slightly sad tinge over it. Still, I was taken out for a lovely meal by Mark, and got a GoPro as a birthday present (purchased last week). Cool present that I will have never ending fun with! Continue reading
Small things please an ex pat sometimes. I discovered that BBC Strictly has started again, so I am sorted for indoor entertainment for the next three months! The problem is, will I be indoors long enough to watch it all!?! Continue reading
A Mall! It’s been a while!
This week has been a little more of a return to normal. I was in Dunedin two days this week with work, (proper shops!) I tried boxing (OMG!) and got a GoPro as an early Birthday present! Continue reading
This is my last week with some free time, so I decided to make the most of it, use my time well, and visit local places that I haven’t yet been to. We also decided to go on a camping trip at the weekend, our first one in New Zealand.
Posted in Bluff, Mavora, Rest of New Zealand
Tagged Awarua bay, Bluff, Bluff Marae, Bluff maritime museum, Lake Mavora, Lumsden, Omaui, ship graveyard, tramping, Waituna Lagoon