Tag Archives: New Zealand

Throw up and carry on

I get seasick. Not just a little nauseous, but aggressively, stomach-emptyingly, endlessly sick. I can be seasick in a puddle. Over several thousand sea miles I can grade key trips by their vomit quotient. Top of the list remains Sines … Continue reading

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Windy Wellington is strutting its stuff

The wind is billowing and blowing around the windows, loud in the silence.  Flights between Christchurch and Wellington were full today, with white knuckles on runways and as we were buffeted by the gale howling across the Kaikoura ranges.  Tonight … Continue reading

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Middle Earth needs YOU

Glittery stars on 500m of red carpet in hot sun under blue skies.  Big screens and aging rock stars surrounded by huge mock-ups of beloved characters out of a children’s story book published in 1937.  A quarter of the population … Continue reading

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