Monthly Archives: December 2011

You know you’re in Christchurch when…

Christmastime! The one time of the year where everyone batons down the hatches against the cold, digs out the best wine glasses, crockery and the good silverware. The endless filling out of Christmas cards and flicking through the festive edition … Continue reading

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Headed North Again.

After breezing through Invercargill and only quickly looking in at Dunedin, I managed to avoid the temptation of another Saturday night on the town by just not being in one. However, I should have taken a hint from the map … Continue reading

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Dr Exchequer, or How I stopped worrying and learned to love my wallet.

“Is the patient going to pull through, Dr Exchequer?” The nurse with the California facelift and breasts to match asked, her ridiculously short blue uniform skirt barely covering the top of her suspenders. Dr Exchequer; suave, sophisticated neuroscientist, brain surgeon, … Continue reading

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Skydiving.

The hardest thing was the waiting. I had been booked in for 12:30, and I had awoken at 08:30 and not being able to get back to sleep. I was parked in a motor park that felt just that little … Continue reading

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Heart versus Head, Round Two.

Just to recap, so far the score is Head 1, Heart 0. The head had an up hill struggle in the battle over which van to buy, a hippee wagon or something that would work. After I had taken a … Continue reading

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Wanaka

Almost as soon as you leave the Grey District and pass into the Otago region, you see a change in the scenery. You still have the endless mountains and pass spectacular mirror clear lakes and gushing waterfalls, but you lose … Continue reading

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