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Aldi Wine Club 16th Tasting Panel – Note #4

I must admit that, when I first got a view of the 2nd wave of wines selected for the 16th  panel of the Aldi Wine Club, I did think there was a chance that things could hit a mid-panel lull.  627 more words

Pinot Noir

Pukaha Mt Bruce, 49 dead kiwi since 2013 - only one ever tested for poisoning - from DoC's own records


Published on Mar 10, 2017


Pukaha – Mt Bruce is a 942 hectare, un-fenced wildlife project situated in the Wairarapa Region of the North Island of New Zealand. 56 more words


Interview with Brendan Smyth, M'boro Music Festival

29 September marks the start of the inaugural Martinborough Music Festival.  Brendan Smyth, one of the organisers, popped into the studio for a chat! 36 more words


Music, Kokomai, Potters!

ReCooper8 is ringing the changes, and it starts here, now.  From this month, ReCooper8 is biggerer and betterer!  Katie Abbott will be co-hosting the show with Lucy from September, bringing her sharp wit, warm style and enviable knowledge of New Zealand music through the ages.   174 more words


September 22, 2017 ... in catch up mode ... again

When I quit doing this blog daily, it was because I didn’t want it to become a burden, of for guilt to take away the pleasure. 760 more words


Wairarapa: Our 6 favourite days out

We have left the rural, idyllic Greytown now (situated about an hour from Wellington in the region of Wairarapa) and are trying to make our fortune in the big smoke of Auckland. 604 more words

August 31, 2017 ... don't trust the GPS

Since my last post, Mary and I did a random “no-good-reason” day trip to Dannevirke. The day was beautiful, so we just went.

As soon as Dannevirke was mentioned, I decided to come back via the scenic route out to the East. 710 more words