We'd always wondered about returning to NZ, were on the cusp of doing so before, but life got in the way -  Jackie had the stroke in London, so all thoughts of going back to NZ, were curtailed for the time being.  Back in NZ after twenty five years away, what can we discover, and do?  Plus always venturing out to keep tabs on the rest of the world..



Maldives Dreaming

Gisborne & Takapuna Farmers Markets

Buffalo Mozzarella and Coromandel Mussels




Britomart-a-Choo Choo: prettiest train trip

Image, the spice of life

Tea Plantations: Cameron's, Zealong




YeeSang toss, CNY Lantern Festival

Rarotonga, Nyonya Dessert Banana Poke

Paihia, Cape Reinga, Kawakawa




Waiheke Island, Sculpture on the Gulf