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Treasure Trove

This advertisement was in my mum’s copy of Mrs Beeton; I don’t know the date of the advert, if it was very much older than the book¬†which my mum was given for Christmas in 1950. 223 more words


Living in New Zealand

New Zealand is very literally a nation of highs and lows. I moved here almost two years ago and have been marvelling at it ever since. 158 more words

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Marlborough and Nelson: Introducing the South Island

After arriving in Picton, we had arranged to have a new rental car waiting at the ferry terminal. Chester 2.0 was essentially the same car… Except with an intact windshield, all parts included, and no flat tires. 389 more words

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Baby steps... 

So; here goes. The background first.

  1. I live in New Zealand
  2. I teach
  3. I try to cook
  4. I love to travel

Therefore, being the undisciplined soul that I am, I have realised that I want to document my days. 69 more words

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Last Week in New Zealand: It's not goodbye, just I'll see you again soon

Just as I expected, I have fallen in love with New Zealand. There is so much beauty and inspiration in this country. I ended up spending a lot more time in the North island that I had to sort of rush through the South island. 1,290 more words

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Abel Tasman Kayaking

After Nelson we headed up to Motueka. Our kayak trip took us one step further up north to Marahau. We checked in and got outfitted with gear. 421 more words

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The Great Walk/Kayak (Abel Tasman)

The next adventure skips forward a couple of weeks because those weeks were peaceful, serene and almost uneventful. We were wwoofing in Blenheim and the only thing I have to say about that is that it was hot, beautiful, delicious and relaxing, apart from on the two last days. 812 more words

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