Archive for the ‘Travel’ Category

Photo: Carl Queenstown set Taken in the cemetery at Queenstown. Apologies- I thought I had set this up to publish for 13 June. Seems horribly fitting given #orlando …


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12Jun16

Crazy cloud over Aoraki / Mt Cook We hired a car and went up to Aoraki for the day. Didn’t climb…just wondered and wandered near and around… I love the vegetation around mountains..moss, rocks, tufts. Photo: Carl Queenstown set


See previous post…more on the gorgeousness of Queenstown Old beech forest just out of Queenstown. Did you watch Top of the Lake – that is filmed mainly around QT so it gives you another cinematic taste of the place… Photo: Carl Queenstown set


Ah hindsight…what a wonderful thing. This extremely exciting post all about packing, what I packed and what I wished I had packed!! I packed for 13 weeks away approx 13 kgs of luggage. We both have a main bag and then a mini day pack and a satchel/handbag. Carl often puts his satchel into his […]


We haven’t been in London a week yet, but this part of the trip feels different somehow. Not at all sure why. Perhaps its because it’s the first place we have been to in this trip where I can understand people as English is the first language. I’m not trying for clues or guesswork or miming […]


They used to be called trucking companies, but in the last ten (?) or so years they have become logistics companies – which I guess does describe what they do. Move stuff around. Lots of stuff. In all directions. And keep tabs on it all. Tracking. So far as well as flying we have been […]


We are currently in Prague, staying a in a great spacious apartment just minutes, no seconds from  The Old Town Square. I have the window open and there is a piano accordionist playing below…sounds just amazing. No kidding. I couldn’t have wished or planned it.  Slow old songs. The type of music you associate with […]