Category Archives: dogs

Birthday Boy – Ziggy turns 8 years old

Happy birthday, happy birthday, happy birthday to our beautiful GSP Ziggy A big 8 years old but still with the energy of a pup. Ziggy started his day with a walk on the beach and some special treats after breakfast … Continue reading

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Misty Walk – 10 Mile Valley

Hard to beat a walk up the 10 mile valley on a misty day My husband is a star and got most of the cleaning done early so we had some time to get out in the fresh air. After … Continue reading

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Greymouth Views – Substation walk to Freyberg Terrace

When my parents come to visit we always like to try to take them somewhere they haven’t been before to help showcase this beautiful region we live in. Our latest little excursion was the substation walk in the back of … Continue reading

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Evening Rock Hop – 8 Mile Beach to 9 Mile Beach

Another gorgeous evening and perfect opportunity to take my parents, visiting from Invercargill for the Xmas break, for an explore out on the rocks. Not just any rocks though – 8 mile beach to 9 mile beach.  Well actually it … Continue reading

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Craziness of Summer

Don’t you just love the craziness of summer – El Nino we were told for this year I’m guessing that hail constitutes El Nino.  This is from last week – huge hail storm in Christchurch – in the middle of … Continue reading

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The Drive Home – Great Coast Road, Westport to Greymouth

After a recent little breakway to Cape Foulwind near Westport, it was soon time to head for home.  It is a gorgeous drive following State Highway 6 – the coastal route from Westport to Greymouth aka us!  This drive was … Continue reading

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Cape Foulwind Walkway in the Morning Sunshine

Cape Foulwind Walkway just south of Westport would have to be one of the premiere coastal walks on the West Coast. It is a wonderful track winding its way along the cliff tops of Cape Foulwind and affording some of … Continue reading

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Cape Foulwind – Taking the Low Road

The last couple of times we’ve been up to Cape Foulwind we’ve done the DOC Cape Foulwind walkway but noticed another option down below so this time when we visited…….. well you know us, we just had to check it … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods – Wood Creek Track

We are so lucky here on the West Coast to have so many walks and bike rides that were forged by our forefathers in search of gold that we now get to enjoy. Woods Creek walk would have to be … Continue reading

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Motukeikei Beach, Great Coast Road

As I walk along the beach, I look up, what do I see do my eyes deceive me, is that a rabbit or are there three The stars they illuminate, they brighten my way like beacons of sunshine on an … Continue reading

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