Ugbrooke Country Estate
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... a Fairlie Pie!
There must have been lots of Devonshire immigrants to this area; we had a couple of nights
in a tiny village called Woodbury, near Ashburton (the NZ Ashburton is three times the size of the Devon town of that name, Woodbury village in NZ is about the half the size of it's UK equivalent). Whilst in Woodbury and halfway through a very hot afternoon a UTE pulled up and a man got out. “Want to go for a ride” he said... “just want ...
... we might like to go, plan the route to drive in manageable portions to maximise the time we have, the places to see and the ground we want to cover.
We have the draft plan pretty much nailed down (it is constantly evolving but down to minor tweaks now) and now we just have to let the adventure unfold and enjoy the ride.
To summarise our adventure we are flying to Paris via Hong Kong, where our adult daughter Olivia will meet us at the airport and ...
... to have a rats tail haircut.
During my time in Invercargill I fell into despair, for if humans can make such a choice then they are capable of anything. I needed to escape this town and re-enter the world of short back and sides, before I became hypnotised and returned to my homelands with my own rats tail. I feared that this would be the start of a Rats Tail apocalypse and that like the creature itself I would carry it as a plague unto all corners of the earth. ...
We made it to Nelson, what a scenic drive. Too bad about the rain. It was kind of a meh town, nothing to write home about lol! It was boring and the roads were too narrow for our RV and there were no traffic lights so navigating was a little bit tough. We saw the ...
It began with an unexpected experience during my first visit to the Philippines; a country similar in size to NZ, with 89M people. Amongst them a few of the worlds wealthiest and a much larger number of the worlds poorest. Here vast shopping complexes, motorways and resorts are created for Filippinas whilst others spend their entire day looking for enough to eat from resources long over exploited. I was invited by One Candle Schoolhouse in Tambobo Bay to help at ...