I took a number of folk by surprise in Martinborough the other day and asked them to recall their earliest radio memory. It was all part of my involvement in… 177 more words
3 weeks, 1 day ago
The summer had been long and hot for once! The usually green hills around Wellington and the lower North Island were dry and brown, the poor sheep must’ve been having a rough time! 106 more words
4 weeks ago
True to my word, I have returned more quickly than last time.
We have had an astonishing spell of fine weather in the last week, not only sunny, but for the most part, flat calm. 655 more words
1 month, 2 weeks ago
A Separate Life
Today is the last day of a three-day weekend here in New Zealand. We have had magnificent weather – sunny and calm, chilly but not too cool. 187 more words
A gorge. A channel between two mountains.
One hill divided into two. Split asunder.
A rift. A river carved out of the rock by a taniwha. 74 more words
Five Men on Bikes
It has become our practice to finish each trip record with a listing of highlights. So here goes:
2 months, 2 weeks ago
The Big Move: from Manila to Wellington
The top 3 Lord of the Rings film locations I wouldn’t want to miss in New Zealand would be: 1) The Hobbiton – check!, 2) Putangirua Pinnacles (The Paths of the Dead) – … 210 more words