Early on Saturday morning people of all shapes and sizes tumbled off buses and on to the start of the Tongariro Crossing track. At 19.4km it’s no stroll, with many steep inclines along the way to thin out the crowd. It’s reputation as one of New Zealand’s best day walks is well deserved, although perhaps … More Tongariro Crossing
Driving back to Wellington from Taranaki I was struck by the number of empty building along the road. Many of them were disused dairies, a sign of changing times. Equally on the South Island I noticed a vast number of distressed huts and sheds in the fields. As I am getting ready to leave New … More A new project?
Hello from New Zealand. First stop was Wellington as my sister lives there. Great to be in a regular home again after being on the move for the last few months. Of course great to see her too! The yellow ball I used to enjoy so regularly has been missing from the sky here, instead replaced with … More Delighting in the ordinary