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Surf to Firth -toughening up

Being new to competitive running/walking I signed up for the 14k walk. I was just ‘Toughening Up’ ; ) My father, who was running the Surf to Firth marathon for the second time was ‘Tough Enough’. 479 more words

Coromandel Life

My cousin Hone

You know the kind of blokes you sometimes meet, the ones who talk about how they’re going to travel to loads of different places, all the great meals they can make, they post loads of pictures on Facebook and Instagram of how the surf’s looking today and how much they like drinking beer… well my cousin is like, the complete opposite of that. 601 more words

New Zealand

Pauanui to Tairua Trail

Had a great run/walk today, checking out the newly completed 4.2km stretch of the Pauanui to Tairua Trail. It was awesome! What a great feature to offer locals and visitors to the area. 249 more words

Getting Creative

Textures of New Zealand's Native Bush

We are so blessed to live amongst the natural beauty of New Zealand’s unique flora and fauna. I’ve been so busy walking the beaches, collecting shells, seaweed and sand for my resin obsession that I haven’t been in the bush for ages! 29 more words

Coromandel Life

Walking Series: Monday Bush Walk

I love long weekends! I wish we had three day weekends all the time.   I always get so much done when I have a long weekend.   210 more words


A Sunny Winter Day in Dunedin, New Zealand

Winter is here!

In Dunedin we are experiencing a rather cold one.  We have had sleet, snow, ice, rain and wind. It has been bitterly cold with temperatures of minus ten degrees and we are just not used to that.   134 more words


Winter Reflections Lake Matheson, South Westland

While I took some Mummy time with the boys Stephen headed off to Lake Matheson to make the most of the near perfect winter conditions. 575 more words