Monthly Archives: July 2014

Whales ! – A quick stop in Queensland.

Sunday 20 July 2014 – Brisbane, Australia. After an early walk with my mum on Friday morning I packed up the remainder of my stuff – I have accumulated enough extra bits and pieces to be taking a second bag … Continue reading

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Ten days in New Zealand.

Thursday 17 July 2014 – Auckland, New Zealand. After a fairly relaxing weekend away near Donnington Castle. about two hours out of London I spent the following Monday morning doing a final pack before heading off to Heathrow airport for … Continue reading

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My Grandson….

Friday 18 July 2014 – Auckland, New Zealand. I am going to act like some large multi-national corporations do with UK tax law and act within the wording of the rules, but ignore the spirit of them. Just like Amazon … Continue reading

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A Mt Te Aroha micro-adventure.

Friday 11 July 2014 – Te Aroha, New Zealand. When I decided I should visit New Zealand a couple of weeks ago I also decided that I would try and squeeze one day of adventure into a very tight time … Continue reading

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Donnington Castle.

Saturday 05 July 2014, Donnington Castle, Newbury. All of a sudden July has become a very busy month, with me not being home for more than a couple of days. With a full on fourteen day trip to New Zealand … Continue reading

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To the manor born.

Saturday 21 June 2014 – Weston Park, Staffordshire. As part of her job in the publishing world El gets invited to a few events, launches and openings throughout the year. Most of which she cannot attend – some just would … Continue reading

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