Monthly Archives: May 2015

12 Mile Beach Amble

You fill up my senses like a night in a forest, like a mountain in springtime like a walk in the rain, like a storm in the desert like a sleepy blue ocean – you fill up my senses come … Continue reading

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The Downtown Showdown – Life Education Charity Boxing

Wow Stephen and I were lucky enough to attend the Downtown Showdown Boxing last night. What a night – felt like I was in Las Vegas at a boxing tournament.  The atmosphere was electric. We had a ringside table so … Continue reading

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A Walk of Contrasts in Charleston

Our West Coast scenery never ceases to amaze me and our latest walk was no exception. With much rain of late we were all desperate to get out in the fresh air and have a good leg stretch. Initially thinking … Continue reading

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Runanga Volunteer Fire Brigade Open Day

Stephen headed into Runanga – Home of Champions to capture the Runanga Fire Brigade Open Day. A wonderful display of what it takes to be a modern fire fighter. There was something for everyone and there was a great turn … Continue reading

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The Calm in the Storm – a walk on Nine Mile Beach

After a night of heavy rain and rain and drizzle on and off for most of the morning yesterday, it was great to see clearing skies and sunshine late afternoon. There was no encouragement needed to head down to the … Continue reading

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Grey River at It’s Moody Best

The West Coast just got pummelled by a storm complete with heavy rain Did I mention heavy rain A break in the deluge gave Stephen a chance to get some photos of the Grey River at her best Well maybe … Continue reading

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Biking the Mahinapua Walkway – West Coast Wilderness Trail

oh it’s good to be back on the bike again and what a perfect day for it – sunshine, no wind, absolutely lovely. We’re sampling some more of the West Coast Wilderness Trail – a cycle trail from Greymouth to … Continue reading

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