Welcome to the first small pleasures post of 2019. Of course, we were on holiday, so that was a pleasure … More
This final post focussed on our trip to Brisbane includes museums, galleries, monuments and statues…a bit of a miscellany of things to see and do. It is by no means a comprehensive guide, just a few random things to see in Brisbane.
We could not resist visiting the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary on our trip to Brisbane. 12km from the city, this … More
It seems to have become a bit of a habit to hop over the ditch to Australia at the start of January. We add some days on to Christmas, and head over for a city break and a bit of heat (although while we were away this time, Wellington had some lovely weather). This year took us to Brisbane – my first trip though Karl had been before for a work.
January Our trip to Sydney. Penrith, to the west of Sydney, reached 47.3C, the highest temperature recorded by a weather station … More
Here we are again with my weekly roundup of small pleasures. There is quite a variety this week, so let’s … More
On Sunday (as I mentioned in the last post), we drove up the coast to Paraparaumu. We took a walk … More
I was in Rotorua a few days ago, so here are a few pictures of the short work trip. The … More
Last week, I had to go to Nelson for work. Here are some pictures. You can find Thistles and Kiwis … More
Last weekend, we headed up to Auckland and sailed over to Waiheke Island, a mere 35 minute ferry-ride from the … More