We discover, not for the first time, that we are easily sidetracked.
Our luck changes and I revisit the beach of my childhood.
In which our plans are thwarted and our road trip revised.
Begin at the beginning they say but for this post I’m beginning at the end. We were home, the first load of washing in the machine, our dog still running about the place with excitement and a dash of relief at our return, and I had a cup […]
Completing our Loop the Loop of the Central North Island It was a cracker day for the last of our holiday. A slight frost, steam rising from the hillsides as the sun warmed the paddocks, not a breath of wind – Joni Mitchell on the playlist, the road […]
Opunaki to Te Kuiti: The story of a remarkable sales pitch and how there is always room for one more custard square. The small town of Piopio is about twenty-seven kilometres from Te Kuiti. What Piopio lacks in population (Wikipedia says 468 people lived there in 2001) it […]
All Good Things Come to Those Who Wait! Today has been all about the volcano. Taranaki finally revealed himself and I am enchanted. These are the best four of the 100+ photos I took with my iPhone today.