Monthly Archives: October 2013

An Engagement at the top of Mt George

Well this is rather a late posting – a well after the fact blog but definitely a worthy posting I think. Back in August we had our friends visiting from Sydney Australia.  They started out as guests the previous November … Continue reading

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Great Coast Road Photography Safari

Lovely guest visiting for a couple of nights from the UK – Ben who is into his photography, so while we had some spare time this afternoon we headed out to share a couple of our favourite local photography spots … Continue reading

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Greymouth Motorbike Street Racing

Petrol head heaven That’s what the annual Greymouth Motorbike Street Racing is – and you don’t even had to be a petrol-head to enjoy it. The main town centre streets of Greymouth are closed off to traffic, safety barriers are … Continue reading

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West Coast Kennel Association Dog Show

Look at me, look at me, look at me, I’m so pretty…….. Instead of dust flying there is dog hair flying today.  The groomers are busy with their brushes making sure that last hair is put back in place – … Continue reading

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Come fly with me – Nine Mile beach

Come fly with me, come fly let’s fly away……… Ziggy’s version of collecting air miles – look at me Mum I can fly! Take me to the river, drop me in the water…….. Finally some sunshine after quite a bit … Continue reading

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Nine Years at Breakers

Zipidy do da zipidy day my oh my it’s a beautiful day……… Big celebrations today – well ok not really but totally stoked just the same and maybe we’ll go out for dinner but today we’ve had Breakers for nine … Continue reading

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Nine Mile beach – all Foamed Up

With the storms of late the beach has been awash with foam Makes for interesting walking – do you want to get “all foamed up” or not – if not then careful where you walk.   Many people don’t realise … Continue reading

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