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In a flawless sky, a hawk effortlessly rides the wind.



26 March

I selected four of the numerous geothermal activates near Rotorua and spent the day surrounded by sulphur. A larger percent of maori live here than elsewhere in New Zealand and they own many of the thermal areas. 455 more words

New Zealand

Thermal Things

Hubble hubble, boil and bubble…..No visit to New Zealand is complete without a few visits to the various thermal delights on offer. NZ is “a volcano”. 352 more words

Adventures On Land

From Hobbiton to Rotorua

After an excellent “welcome home” in Auckland, Jen and I headed south. Our first stop was Middle Earth, for a stop in Hobbiton (Matamata). Jen had been very excited to tour the Lord of the Rings set, and I also definitely enjoyed it, despite not being overly excited about it, lol. 421 more words

New Zealand

Have you any questions?

Let me share some of the most interesting English blunders I encountered during a recent physics conference in Germany.

Mistake 1: Several German native speakers made the mistake of pronouncing the th in… 213 more words


Central European And North American Leagues bring 2014/2015 Jumping Qualifiers To A Close

FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 – Leagues Update 3

All the qualifiers for the Longines FEI World Cup™ 2014/2015 Final have now concluded, following the Central European League Final in Warsaw, Poland 12 days ago and the last legs of the North America East and West Coast Leagues at Ocala, Florida and Thermal, California. 1,420 more words


A Land Of Fire And Brimstone

We take it for granted, but prior to geological expeditions that also provided photographic evidence in the late 1800s, descriptions of the Yellowstone country by the few white men who had visited it were generously considered to be myths, … 23 more words

Bill Stormont