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4 days in Taranaki

It’s Sunday morning here in Auckland and the air is cool and dewy. It feels like the humid, sticky days of summer are slowly fading away and I’m welcoming the fresher temperatures with open arms, after months of sleeping with a fan blowing in my face. 1,270 more words

New Zealand


See my latest book – The Writing Style Guide – which I have publshed on Amazon Kindle. Click here to find the book on Amazon Kindle:  Jim Tucker on… 36 more words

Jim Tucker

2018 Triathlon World Cup

Link: https://allsportdb.com/Events/2018-Triathlon-World-Cup-6464 Year: 2018 Sport: Triathlon Competition: Triathlon World Cup Dates: 2018.03.25 – 2018.03.25 URL: http://www.triathlon.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/worldtriathlon

A Women's Space

For International Women’s Day, I’m sharing some of the research I completed about this building, the Barrett Street Nurses’ Home in New Plymouth.  It tells the story of a space planned, paid for and inhabited by women… 1,892 more words

Historical Research

Tiny Hiker

As I gave Aubrey a hug goodbye she said to me “Am I still your ‘Tiny Dancer’ Aunty Sarah?”
To which I replied “You sure are Aubrey, but today you’re also my Tiny Hiker!”
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Egmont National Park

Here I am in NZ

That’s pronounced “En-Zed”. It’s what all the cool guys, and cool guy wanna-be’s like me, say.

I flew from SFO to LAX, waited an hour and got on the flight to Auckland.  843 more words