In contrast to last Saturday’s gorgeous sunshine, today is overcast and windy. In fact, there has been pretty awful weather most of the week, with some gale force winds forcing flight cancellations and Civil Defence warnings about flooding in parts of South Canterbury in the South Island.
Coming to you one day late…at least for me though it is still Wednesday in other parts of the world…Wordless … More
This weekend saw us fly over The Ditch (as the Tasman Sea is affectionately known) for a mini break to Melbourne.
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.
Hello again and Happy New Year wonderful gardening bloggers! We were in Brisbane last week, so this is my first … More
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.
This time of year, with it being summer holiday time in the Northern Hemisphere, and winter holiday time in the … More
25th April is Anzac Day in New Zealand and Australia. This is the day on which these two nations remember … More
…must come to an end as they say, and so our holiday over The Ditch drew to an end, with … More