Bill Richardson Transport World, Invercargill

img_8522This weekend we went to the Bill Richardson Transport World, used to be ‘truck museum’ when Dad was here. Back then it was an extensive collection crammed into a few sheds. Now its a true celebration of an incredible family and a man with a fascination for collecting motorised vehicles! Continue reading

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Spring has sprung, crack open the walking boots!

Seals at Waipapa Point

Seals at Waipapa Point

Finally it’s getting warmer, the walking season soon starts and the clocks go back in a few weeks: yay!

I love the spring and summer here, it means more daylight hours to be outside enjoying the scenery!  Continue reading

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Complacency is dangerous



It’s not till you have a visitor comment on something that you take a photo of, that you realise how lucky you are to live where you live.

The sea, close by in several directions, space, beautiful parks, quiet roads and a job I created, one that I love. What’s not to love. One might say I’m incredibly lucky. Continue reading

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Exciting times: good, bad and determination

img_7470This week has been an historic one for me.

Exercise leads the way 

Way back in 2007 I had no idea what exercise was really, why I should bother or what it would have in store for me later in life.  Continue reading

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Update: Winter in Southland

Southland heating system

Typical Southland heating system!

It’s been ages since I posted an update: apologies! We have been hunkering down in the Deep South for winter, which started surprisingly mild and sunny, but finally arrived with a vengeance this weekend with snow at sea level. Continue reading

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