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Saturday night, Angie is feeling a little stressed due to her job and last minute arrangements for our holiday back to the UK. I on the other hand have just knocked the top of my second bottle of Becks. Settling down to watch the footie while Angie takes a bath.
... and Shelley were on cooking duty and Tadd's cooking skills, being a chef, was quite handy. They came out with spag bog of all things but it was good I have to say. After dinner we walked down to the beach and watched the sunset which was pretty cool. It was quite cloudy but when it came through the clouds it was nice and I did manage get a time lapse on my phone. Hopefully gonna do another skydive soon. The journey awaits ...
... that is was the haves and have nots. That evening, Bob and Barbara, Caroline's parents, very kindly invited us for supper. We had a lovely evening looking at old books on hydro electric power stations which was Bob's profession as an engineer. The evening was really jolly finishing in a grand tour of Bob's sheds, and there were many! I have never seen anything like it! He makes everything from radios to pots and beautifully! ...
... Express. Two WOMEN,yes women,uncoupled and coupled the engine without fuss and with the ease us women do things. The engine was attached in minutes.
It reminded me of the joke How many men does it take to .......... Do anything !!!!!
We went then through a 8.5 kilometre tunnel on a 1.33 decline back down the mountain and then slid into Greymouth.
Our timing could have been better though because there is a tree that only flowers every 4 years and yes this is the ...
... that kind of thing and thinking judgmental thoughts. Now I'm that guy. We obey all the rules on every occasion, parking in designated areas and disposing of trash in proper "rubbish bins." A few times we've parked in lots at strip malls or shopping centers. We try to be gone by the time people come around so we aren't stumbling out of the car sleepy-eyed and unaware. Its worth saying that there are A LOT of travelers here that live this life. ...