Monthly Archives: May 2014

Bluff Oyster festival – ALMOST

I didn’t go to the oyster festival last year because I was still here alone. So, now Mark is here we decided to go. Well it’s so famous we have to do it at least once. Tens of Thousands of … Continue reading

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Roxburgh Gorge and Clutha Gold trails: Central Otago scenery

At the weekend, along with the Invercargill Rowing club masters rowers (well, some of them!) I cycled both the¬†Roxburgh Gorge trail and the Clutha Gold trail, a total of 12okm of mountain bike trails that take you from Alexandra to … Continue reading

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Forest Hill, Chickens and all things Art Festival

This week, we made a pact with ourselves to go tramping each weekend at least once. It’s a great way to see places, cover ground not accessible any other way, and we would like to do one of the great … Continue reading

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Orienteering fun at Sandy Point

Today I decided to give It a go: Mark trots off regularly with his compass coming back soaked and ragged from scrambling through bush but with all sorts of map tales from his journey, and discovers parts of the local … Continue reading

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Happy 50th Birthday Mark!!

This one was special in two ways, Mark is 50 this year, and this time last year, we were on on opposite sides of the planet for his Birthday, as I was here in New Zealand while Mark was still … Continue reading

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