Tag Archives: central Otago

TEAM MARBEL Challenge Wanaka race weekend

This week was all about Challenge Wanaka: a plan in the making for a very long time. We set off to Wanaka on Friday, with a swish apartment booked for the long weekend: relaxing in style was Ben’s idea. Thanks … Continue reading

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Saving the wildlife, living the high life!

This week I have caught and rescued birds (from the clutches of my cats!) found where they hide proper English marmite here, made my first kiwi mince and cheese pie and posted off all my Christmas cards! And that was … Continue reading

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Labour weekend fun in Central Otago

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. 

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Regattas, mountains, and unusual fruit!

Each time I go to the supermarket, it’s like a new learning experience. This week, we bought a new strange fruit, just to see what it was like. This is a Kiwano. It is also known as the African horned … Continue reading

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