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Work in progress - layer number 1?? Magic jumps into life... [!!pun!!] lol

Have chosen to use this painting as my “logo” for the upcoming Collaborative Equine Art Galley exhibition at Equidays 2014 held in Mystery Creek, New Zealand. 57 more words


Skyline Gondola and the Luge Queenstown!

If you are looking for a cheap thrilling afternoon in Queenstown, filled with tons of fun, the luge is for you! Don’t want to take the luge? 434 more words


The most beautiful place on Earth??

This may come as a surprise to most, but who ever thought Queenstown in New Zealand would be so beautiful?

Sure being an Aussie I had heard all about how beautiful this place really is but it is so hard to imagine scenery so incredibly untouched, picturesque and air so crisp and fresh just a few hours flight from my home town in Australia. 383 more words



Even before it was retrofitted with several Hobbit Holes to play the part of Hobbiton in Peter Jackson’s adaptations of the classic Tolkien book series, this sheep farm seemed like a perfect stand-in for the famous fictional “Shire,” home of hobbits everywhere. 293 more words

Lest We Forget

Here in Australia ANZAC day, commemorating first of all the carnage of the failed landing at Gallipolli in WWI and then the many Aussies and Kiwis who fell in WWII, Korea, VietNam, Afghanistan and Iraq – is a valiant attempt to prevent people forgetting the terrible sacrifice and struggle that has created and maintained this amazing Western civilization we are living in. 412 more words


We decided it would be easier for us to book with stray. They are a hop on hop off bus company that goes all around New Zealand and tries to go”off the beaten track”. 304 more words