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Year 5 Summary: eligible for Citizenship!

I think this may well be our toughest year yet. And now I’m in a strange transit space between English and Kiwi. I don’t feel either. Each anniversary of the day I arrived is also the anniversary of Mums cancer … Continue reading

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Spring – Summer, hail and knee pain

Spring has finally sprung and we are now heading into summer, but not without a few late spring surprises which seems typical of Southland weather! 

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Seascape sounds guessing games!

Sorry folks, but some of this weeks blog is podcast only! I decided to play a wee sound game when we went to Riverton, plus I managed to get Mark on the Podcast too. Those to features are listen only … Continue reading

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The Lions have landed in New Zealand! 

As you can see, allegiance is divided in the Ryding household as the Lions land in New Zealand for their 2017 tour. Me: English till I die – him, not quite so much! We booked the tickets for the Lions … Continue reading

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Town. Is. Small

New Zealand is very much an outdoors country. The trouble with that is, what to do when outdoors looks yukky! Specially when you live in the back of beyond rural Southland! 

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