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My Food History Part 2

Food has been more predominate on my dad’s side then my mum’s, mainly because my dad is head skipper on a deep sea water trawler fishermen. 277 more words


Beer - #531 - Hawkshead - NZPA

Surprised by the beer, Surprised by the music, surprised by the numbers and surprising party things.

A pale ale brewed with 100% New Zealand hops to celebrate our 1000th brew here in Staveley, by our resident Kiwi, Matt Clarke…

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Tired eyes, Tom the dog and a new sporting interest

Today began with an early alarm for a skype date with a close friend back home. In my eagerness to set the alarm, and finally talk to my buddy (we’d been trying for days), I’d miscalculated the time difference by 2 hours (I must’ve been thinking of NZ winter time +11, not the current summer time +13!), and therefore was 2 hours early for our chat! 550 more words

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Memory part 2

Aidan had his first day at college. He was a bit scared, he told me. That’s a a big thing, because Aidan never says how he feels. 296 more words

Church of the Good Shepherd

Right on the shore of Lake Tekapo stands the Church of the Good Shepherd, probably the most photographed church in New Zealand thanks to its magnificent surrounding. 47 more words


Chinese Scholar's Garden

This garden is one of the Paradise Garden Collection at Hamilton Gardens in New Zealand and follows on from my previous post.

Chinese Scholar’s Garden (Yichang-Yuan) 160 more words


The Auckland Domain Wintergarden

The Wintergarden is found in Auckland, New Zealand and was built in commemoration of the Auckland Industrial Agricultural and Mining Exhibition of 1913-14

It was designed in the early 1900s in the style of the famous English partnership of Edwin Lutyens and Gertrude Jeckyll – my favourite designers of the English County Garden style. 193 more words