Category Archives: New Zealand

Te Papa

Wellington is the windiest city I have ever experienced – I know it is the stereotype but it is true, even the newspaper front page refers to the wind with affectionate and humorous tones, yesterdays paper stated, ‘If you’ve showers … Continue reading

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A forest near Paris

After quoting from one of Godfrey’s letters in the post ‘Search for Gold’ of a walk in a London wood walk he takes searching for the last of the gold leaves for the season –  in Wellington I discover a … Continue reading

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Astride a motorbike

My favourite image of our flight to Auckland is Mum waltzing the aisle with Taren, a beautiful Qantas flight attendant. The waltz-hold turns out to be the ideal support for an elderly passenger negotiating the narrow plane aisle. As Mum … Continue reading

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