Some images from our camping holiday

I think everyone needs to go camping, unplug, be social in a real world The walk...   Tha bach (cottage, crib) has no electricity or cell signal and no road access. So you either go by boat or walk in at low tide.   The view from my tent #camping

Another great holiday

We traveled our usual migration this year, up the East Coast then on to Northland. Love it. Some images from Tuparoa. Old St Mary's church, and although my grandmother is buried here I have actualy never been inside. Nor had my father who was born and bred here. I guess an interesting fact is all …


A Sperm whale washed up on the beach over night. Pretty sad but even to my untrained eye I could tell it was an old whale and probably didn't get stranded. It died then washed ashore. So not as distressing as the last time when 3 Sperm whales stranded and died over the following few …

Christmas set

It's beautiful this past week. Tropical, hotter than I can remember for this time of year. Had a great, relaxing Christmas. Hope you all do too. This paddle boarder is on to a good thing. So are we! Christmas Day sunset at Paekakariki


There have been a lot of fur seal pups washed up on the beach. It is the time of year that the mum's kick them out of the, um, pool? A lot don't survive. This one looked pretty exhausted but when I retiurned it had made it's way halfway back to the ocean. The …