Monthly Archives: January 2017

Hide the coke

We were rudely awoken at 8am on the 4th as the luggage had turned up. After breakfast we asked the concierge about getting to the bird gardens. He advised against walking as this would involve going along the motorway. Instead … Continue reading

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A very long night in Sydney

We had a relaxed day on the 30th and did very little. I helped Kim’s stepfather with his family tree, while Kim wrestled with the packing. The good news was that we had got rid of the presents we brought … Continue reading

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Windy Wellington

On the 27th we had a lie in before a pretty lazy day. We got to watch some New Zealand TV which looked an awful lot like British TV with programmes like The Chase and The Tipping Point. One exception … Continue reading

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Christmas in the country

We finally got into Wellington around midnight and were met at the airport by Kim’s mother and stepfather. It was about an hour’s drive to Paraparaumu beach. The next morning was Christmas Eve and we got up fairly early as … Continue reading

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