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Tapawera to Hokitika

Day 26: Tapawera to St Arnaud

Distance cycled: 57km

High point: beautiful camping by the lake

Challenge: campground on a slope

Memorable because: snow capped mountains… 1,777 more words

Elkhart development, growth and planning are always big topics

Tuesday Nov. 17, 2015

Growth, proposed development, visioning (is that a word?) are always big topics in covering a city.

How do boosters envision the city in the future, what are their dreams for the locale? 191 more words


My Precious

Thankfully we had no repeating dramas of the previous morning, as Bill started up on the first time of asking from our campsite, but it wasn’t time for him to take to the highway just yet, as first we had an obligation to play the crazy golf course situated within the grounds. 1,108 more words

New Zealand

Beer - #695 - Monteiths - Double Hopped IPA

Or more correctly Monteiths Brewer’s Series Double Hopped IPA – a gift from MrsPdubyah. Bless. A commercial beer by any measure, this is tarted up as a brewers selection, or hand crafted, an elbow into the craft market perhaps, who am I to judge, Monteiths do make that really nice dopplebock. 594 more words


The Six-Pack - September 25, 2015

Number 1: This tweet from New Zealand Beer Writer of the Year Jono Galuszka

Damn @MOABEER, this packaging is insane. A bit nicer than that other RWC beer.

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The Six-Pack

The Wollombi Shandy - a BotF concoction @Hevents

Your correspondent has never been, is not and never will be a MAMIL. I did however participate in a mountain bike race on the weekend. Mrs Bladdamasta and I have bought the most rustic of weekenders off the beaten track near the villages of Wollombi and Laguna. 326 more words


Beer Me! (Pool C)

Following a promising start in Pool A HERE and Pool B HERE, the Beer World Cup continued with Pool C.

Now, I don’t want you to think I’m a stickler for the rule book, so some things are going to change… but I’ll tell you at the end! 429 more words