Pradoe 2

We finished off the churchyard before celebrating my birthday with a very nice massaman¬†curry  


Pradoe is an old English manor owned by Andrew and Rachael Kenyon. They open their home to Kiwi’s on a regular basis

Tapapakanga Regional Park

This is the third year Philip & Andree, Richard & Sharon and Ann & Graeme have spent Auckland Anniversary weekend staying in Regional Park houses enjoying walks during the day and games in the evenings The Bach at Tapapakanga Regional Park is a 3 bedroom farmhouse that overlooks the park       – (click heading … More Tapapakanga Regional Park

Diamond in a paper bag

You never know the outcome of opening up your home and family to someone in need. We were amazed to read the attached article (NZ Listener 9th December 2017) where the accomplishments of Stan Tiatia were acknowledged. Stan came to live with us in 1985 (32 years ago) when he was studying for school certificate. … More Diamond in a paper bag

Stormy September

It was a bit blustery when we left home for our regular rocky ramble from Takapuna to Milford ….. and the tide was in. It was a great way to finish off the weekend. Home

Katikati Weekend

We drove down to the Randell’s for the weekend. Went on a lovely 5km coastal walk. Not too strenuous just the thing for getting over the flu. The local pool was very pleasant Ann Swimming (click to view) Home

Celebrating 42 years

On the 23 August, we celebrated 42 years of marriage. We did this by heading to Taupo for a quiet weekend with dinner out. We then ended up with a spontaneous¬†decision to head up Mt Ruapehu to the Whakapapa ski field. It was a bluebird day with new snow, no wind and plenty of sun. … More Celebrating 42 years