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New Zealand Road Trip: Chardonnay - Martinborough

Rimutaka Range with Martinborough in the distance

At an hour’s drive northeast of Wellington you wind through the Rimutaka Ranges before descending down into the valley of Martinborough, a tiny town framed by the Ruamahanga and Huangarua Rivers. 598 more words


A side of country

Today we left the lovely farm and homestead and drove back through the parched landscape to Wellington, New Zealand.

This (above) has to be my favourite image of the New Zealand I saw this time.. 162 more words


The third week

Has it really been three blissful weeks since we moved over the hill??  It doesn’t feel like that.  I was about to title this post “the first week”, until I checked my calendar! 981 more words


2012-01-07 Ballooning ZK-XXF

Here are some images from the balloon ride on the day 11 people lost their lives.

The Coroner has determined to censor the images and prohibit me from publishing my work. 179 more words

Day To Day - That's My Life!!

Amazing what a little bit of knowledge can do, even down to the lipstick shade.

I’m a style doctor who does house calls – offering first aid for your wardrobe in Wellington on January 27 – 29th and then onto the Wairarapa for January 29 – 31st. 138 more words


Planes, Planes...and more Planes!

In yet another break away from the subject of wool and wool related projects, today is about planes. Specifically, Wings Over Wairarapa, held at Hood Aerodrome in Masterton every two years. 599 more words

The country life

A while back, I discovered another New Zealand indie hand dyer.  Meraki Studios is very likely known to many of you already – I see she has a healthy  478 more words