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Master of the Nymph - G.E.M. Skues

My wife Margaret is the happy owner of a wonderful Antiquarian Bookshop in Willoughby in Sydney Australia (see lovevintagebooks.com.au). Hence over many years I’ve now accumulated many flyfishing books that have come to mean a great deal to me for a number of different reasons. 719 more words

Brown Trout

Do-Re-Mi... So Far. Too Far. Oh Dear

Long time, no speak. I have been really bad with updating everyone on our time here, I am glad to say that it is because we have been so busy! 1,096 more words

NZ South Island

A Cold Place to Die - Molesworth Station - North Canterbury NEW ZEALAND

It’s not the usual emotion you equate with flyfishing in the NZ South Island. As a cold wind brings flurries of light sleet down on us we know it’s a long drive down to Hanmer Springs so we turn away from the historic grave ahead of us on the next stretch of the river and trudge back to the truck. 435 more words


So Many Shoes, So Little Money!

I haven’t even been paid my first weeks wages yet and I’m already spending hundreds of dollars on shoes! I’ve just started work in a fashion shoe shop, full time and my job is literally to stare, handle and try on shoes all day. 484 more words

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Castle and Penguins

Now that we have our new lease of freedom in the form of a 1995 Subaru station wagon, we can finally start to enjoy the fruits of Dunedin. 870 more words

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A Few Of My Favourite Things.

Yesterday, i spent the afternoon with a good friend, we talked about our romances and conjured up big dreams for the future. They all involved Tom, of course¬†and I couldn’t help reminisce all the great things that he has done for me including enduring a three hour Sound of Music Tour, and for¬†Christmas wrapping all my gifts in brown paper tied up with string. 399 more words

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An Alternate Life In New Zealand

Tom woke me up early this morning, at around 7:32am – I haven’t been up this early in three months and I remembered how much I hate it, especially in winter. 567 more words

NZ South Island