Tag Archives: New Zealand

“Buddy can you spare a dime?”

Fund raising is very much part of our lives right now. Et is going on a Scouts Jamboree in January, This is a BIG DEAL in the life of a scout because it only happens every three years which means … Continue reading

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Better never than late?

    It has been eight months since my last post which is (in Social Media terms) about as long as they took to build the pyramids. I have accumulated so many interesting bits of information that the task of … Continue reading

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Karen’s Letter #4

Hi Another letter from Karen. Again the photos are not related, they’re just pretty. ————————- September 2011 Dear all, More on driving Another snippet about driving – this time about my drivers licence- I arrived here on a Friday night … Continue reading

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Karen’s letter no. 3

Hi Karen has been a lot better at writing than me, in fact I have fallen behind in posting her letters. So I am going to catch in three separate posts all at one time. My next one will be … Continue reading

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Backing the ‘Blacks

Rugby fever is gripping Auckland at the moment as you would expect. (This blog post is stale – newest one coming shortly). It is a big event in a relatively small community. To start with there is a massive party … Continue reading

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Another instalment of “Why NZ is great”

A few more fascinating features about Kiwi life that warrant honourable mentions: 1. The Flush Median Now while the sanitation system is superb, this has nothing to do with toilets. The Kiwis have an interesting additional lane on some of … Continue reading

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Snippets part 3 I think

I’m losing track of how many snippets I’ve posted, so this is the next one. 1. The long awaited job. Yep, I started working for real today. Up to now I have just worked for the Salvation Army on a … Continue reading

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