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Te Araroa 9: Wanaka to Te Anau

Morning all,

Welcome to a blog post which will be pretty long, covering Wanaka all the way to Te Anau, due to missing one out at Queenstown, for reasons which will become clear later in the post. 1,440 more words


Three Trains - I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside!

At the entrance to the pier we waited at the appointed place for the tourist train to arrive and take us the mile or so to the far end of the promenade. 1,016 more words


Kah-Lan: The Adventurous Sea Otter (2015), by Karen Autio

Kah-Lan takes place on the BC coast, which I have made my home; Karen Autio also has a picture book coming out entitled Growing Up in Wild Horse Canyo… 378 more words

Middle School

Three Trains - Cleethorpes, Amusement Arcades and the English Pier

There isn’t a great deal to do at Grimsby railway station whilst waiting for a train to arrive except keep the children from the edge of the platform, there is no book shop and the modest café is almost permanently closed so we waited as patiently as we could until the purple liveried train finally arrived, climbed on board and set off for nearby Cleethorpes. 904 more words


Cycling into a natural environment all over again

Further to my reply to Steve Kurtz’s comments (“Living within the evironments, 30 January) I don’t thik it can be emphasised too much just how much we’ll be able to reconnect ourselves to the natural environment by the use of synthetic DNA production methods.  224 more words

Community Orchard Tree Planting

On Sunday 10 January, on an almost perfect, sunny winter morning, around 40 adults plus 6 children assembled in the old estate orchard in the Nature Reserve to undertake the next stage of the nascent community orchard. 668 more words

Village Environment