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Pouakai Circiut

english version

Regen, Regen, Regen – so ähnlich sah die Vorhersage für New Plymouth für die nächsten Tage aus. Super! Den Mt. Taranaki habe ich bisher kein einziges mal sehen können und meine Enttäuschung war groß. 818 more words

Travel 2014

Nun doch: die Nordinsel & Hobbiton

english version

Eigentlich nicht geplant, nun aber doch: Ich bin tatsächlich noch auf die Nordinsel gekommen! Alles fing damit an, dass mein Auto keinen WOF (ähnlich dem TÜV) bekommen hat und es etwa 1.000 $ gekostet hätte die Karre fit zu machen. 466 more words

Travel 2014

NEW PLYMOUTH, BAHAMAS PAINTING

THIS PAINTING OF AN ALLEY IN NEW PLYMOUTH, BAHAMAS WAS TAKEN AS WE STROLLED THROUGH TOWN.  MANY ON THE HOUSES ARE MADE OF VERY WEATHERED WOOD AND THEY SHUTTER THEIR DOORS AND WINDOWS… 56 more words

A Beach Glass Bum

Life as an ex-pat...

Hi everyone. It’s been far too long since I’ve posted on here. What a busy couple of months it has been for us. We’ve managed to travel to all the major spots on the North Island of New Zealand over the multiple long weekends, work has been increasingly busy for hubby, and I’ve managed to pick up a couple of temp jobs in town, among other things. 260 more words

Fifo

Public Art

I am very excited to be organising the painting of a wall in my home town, Amberley. The 100th year anniversary for World War One is the inspiration for the mural.  128 more words

Photography

Always look up family

If I haven’t already mentioned what a blessing it is to have fallen into the Brooks-O’Neil family, I must mention it again. Upon learning that I might go New Zealand, I thought immediately of dropping in on Howard’s family in New Zealand. 525 more words

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

After I wrote in a recent post about my great-great-grandmother, Lilla Carleton, my cousin, Joy Lowe Jossi sent me additional information about Lilla’s mother, Romelda, born sometime during the 1840s to John Lowe and Mary Ann Albury Lowe. 955 more words

Green Turtle Cay