Henry Maxwell'S Central Bed & Breakfast
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... to fess up to their over analytical tendencies?) I was feeling under pressure to decide my next move. The funny thing is, nobody was putting any pressure on me but myself. Sometimes you just can’t get outside your own head, you know? Especially when you’re stubborn like I am.
There is at least one good thing about the bad days – they remind me of a powerful thing called mindset. Mindset is everything. Negativity is a waste of time. Happiness is a choice. ...
... said it was fun but not as easy as it looked.
Following the trials the hosts put on a free barbeque and we had some burgers and fresh venison while waiting for the judges to tally up the scores. Trevor did really well in both of the hunt away categories picking up a second with a crazy score of 99 (winner had 99.25), and a first on the zigzag course both with his reliable Rusty. As we were leaving Markus put it perfectly when he said, "now that was real New Zealand".
... because of the gravel, it was making the car skid and couldn't grip, so I then had to accelerate which meant we flew over the big stones and have probably dented one or two parts underneath the car. That was not a good idea. We got to the house and Donna came out laughing, "I thought I'd have to come and tow you up the drive!" We took our things into the house and had a brew and a catch up with Donna. Their local show was tomorrow in Apiti, so Donna and Jock ...
... down into Picton and the Sound. We'd also burnt off some Christmas calories. As soon as we returned to our motel I was ravenous and devoured a couple of hobnobs - yum. I love eating stuff when I am well and truly hungry it always tastes so amazing. I should do it more often :-) That afternoon we played some more Scrabble and drank some delicious New Zealand alcoholic ginger beer. I love drinking stuff. I should do it more often :-) We are clearly creatures of habit who ...
... landscape seemed to have been transformed into a Battle of Vines with the various regiments all standing in neat rows, green arms outstretched right dressed.(I think that is the right term). I can’t believe that we passed through almost the entire Marlborough wine growing region without stopping for a single tasting. Not sure what is going on here.
I did like the site that we arrived at. The people were extremely ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHenry Maxwell'S Central Bed & Breakfast Blenheim
What a wonderful accommodation! Graham was such a gracious host! All the restaurants are within a few minutes walking distance. Definitely take a wine tour while you're visiting. We would recommend this to anyone looking for a nice place to relax and enjoy wine country. You'll definitely enjoy the complimentary port in your room to finish off the day, not to mention free wifi and a delicious breakfast!
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