Monthly Archives: August 2013

Notown Forestry Blocks – Another mountain biking adventure

We’re back in Notown to explore some more of the forestry roads.  Our friends Nell and Chris from Australia are visiting and they’ve brought their mountain bikes with them.  Chris is into photography the same as Stephen so we’re keen … Continue reading

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Mountain Biking Notown Forresty Blocks

So I was both excited and apprehensive about this ride.  Excited because it is probably one of our favourite riding spots in the Grey District.  Completely out of it, great views from the tops, a good workout and well rewarded … Continue reading

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Breakers Renovations

We’ve been busy the last couple of months with renovations at Breakers.  First up I’ll give you a bit of history about the place so the renovations make a little more sense. The house was built in the 1970s by … Continue reading

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Greymouth Walks – Substation

Come on Nics – go buddy, up you go, come on Nics pull me along.  Don’t often have the dogs on leads but this is a great walk to make the most of their strength and have them help drag … Continue reading

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Winter Sunset at Nine Mile Beach

Sun is going down – we’re off to the beach.  Dogs are excited, Dad is getting the camera gear ready.   Come on Dad, come on, let’s get going……. There is always much excitement in our household once the boys know … Continue reading

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Reefton Skatepark

Took a drive to Reefton on Saturday for the 125th anniversary of light.  Won’t go into the celebrations in this blog – you’ll have to wait for the next installment for me to tell you all about that……… but while … Continue reading

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