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Seasons change

Winter stops, sometimes quickly, sometimes it hangs on. This year it left quickly with warm wet winds stripping the snow base from the lower mountain and despite Turoa declaring Snovember we didn’t head up there at all through October, November. 82 more words


Weekend Name Drop: Merrilyn George

In this week’s instalment of the Weekend Name Drop, I’m featuring another historian-artist from the Ruapehu District of New Zealand. Meet Merrilyn George.

Name: Merrilyn George… 793 more words

People & Places

The Donald and Melania?

Raetihi provides surprises on occasion, only a block or so from our place a small field contained these two, from the bronzed hair, and comb over on one, to the others blondeness these two reminded me of a couple in the news these days…..


Smash Palace...

While its well outside my usual interest in New Zealand’s wild places and things, we recently spent a weekend in Ohakune with a photography friend, and he suggested that we pay a visit to… 238 more words

Photographic Forays

Snow Bro!

To remind ourselves that it is actually winter here, we decided to go find some snow last weekend and arrived at Ohakune, southeastern side on Ruapehu, just in time for the first weekend of the Ski Season. 204 more words


Just some everyday life stories

My new movie is straight from a movie – American student movie. Bunch young people living in one house. On first floor there is common room and kitchen and on second floor there are rooms and bathrooms. 1,301 more words

New Zealand

Weekend Name Drop: Martin Edmond

(Feature Photo: Matt Bialostocki)

The format of The Weekend Name Drop simply does not have the scope to describe this week’s featured creative adequately, so think of this as an introduction only. 1,147 more words

People & Places