Monthly Archives: July 2012

Beached up at Bain Bay

So do you ever look at where you live and think “wow, how lucky am I?”. Well I do – almost every day and today was no exception.  Today we were off to walk the Bain Bay track at Mitchells … Continue reading

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West Coast Cycleway – Dillmanston to Old Christchurch Road

It’s a beautiful winter’s afternoon on the West Coast and Stephen and I thought we’d load up the bikes and the dogs and head out to Kumara to check on progress of the West Coast Cycleway.  We’re looking at the … Continue reading

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Changing Faces

aaahhh the boys.  Pictures of beauty – you’d think butter wouldn’t melt in their mouths.  We love our boys – spoilt rotten as all dogs should be! Their faces though tell a 1000 stories.  Do you ever remember having your … Continue reading

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The Love Affair

Sometimes we forget the simple things in life but thanks to our pets we can be easily reminded.  Our German short-haired Pointer doesn’t want for much – love, pats, snuggles, food (of course), a walk and his beloved ball…… You … Continue reading

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Afternoon Outing up the 10 Mile Valley

Been having a stunning spell of weather lately but a storm is brewing and set to hit us for the weekend so thought we’d get out in the fresh air and take a stroll up the 10 mile valley, just … Continue reading

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Sitting on Top of the World – Mt George

Sitting on Top of the World.

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Sitting on Top of the World – Mt George

Sitting on top of the world, watching the time roll away, sitting on top of the world, wasting tii -iii, iii, iiimmme I left my home in Greymouth and travelled out the Coastal road.  Parked up at the 10 mile … Continue reading

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Climbing High – on a Mountain Bike!

Views towards Karamea, Papahaua Ranges, West Coast, NZ Just home from a mission ride.  Denniston plateau was the starting point of today’s mountain bike adventure – 600 metres above sea level and 25 kms north-east of Westport.  Our goal was … Continue reading

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A Walk on the Wild Side

A Walk on the Wild Side.

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A Walk on the Wild Side – Goldsborough tracks

West Coast native bush – seriously, is there anything better?!  Today we headed out to Goldsborough to do some bush walking in typical West Coast native bush.  Goldsborough is about half way between Greymouth and Hokitika but slightly inland, towards … Continue reading

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