Tag Archives: Christchurch

Channelling Burns, Dickens and Winnie The Pooh #thoughts

Sometimes ideas come at one for a variety of directions at the same time, coalescing in something I can’t really explain. And that’s good. It started with this post of Mary Smith’s, about being in Robbie Burns house, in the … Continue reading

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Kia Ora Koutou Katoa – Back in Blighty

The longer address in the heading is, I’m told by my delightful friends in Christchurch, the correct form of address for more than 2 people. I hope I am addressing more than two people. I dream…. I have been asked … Continue reading

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Kia Ora days 14 and 15: Go West Young Man

Leaving Christchurch was a wrench. We never made the Quake museum nor the City Museum. We fly home from there so maybe we’ll have time to fill those gaps. The reason was we had a train to catch. Now, I’m … Continue reading

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Kia Ora day thirteen – tears for a town.

Christchurch. That title could be just as easily tears: (n) watery droplet secreted from the eye socket; or tears: (n) rips in the fabric. We drove down to Christchurch after breakfast in improving weather allowing views of the Pacific and small … Continue reading

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