Category Archives: Cape Kidnappers

April 21, 2014 … in sombre mood

As I write this, the Radio NZ Concert Programme is playing the 1812 Overture. We have just arrived home after our very hasty trip to Napier. Somehow the mood of Tchaikovsky’s beautiful opening movements matches perfectly with my perception of the … Continue reading

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November 12, 2012 … airborne elegance in a spectacular setting

For some reason I expected to attend an Armistice Day airshow yesterday, it being Armistice Day and all. Sadly I didn’t read the advertisements with enough care. The airshow was the previous day. Missed it. That left us with a … Continue reading

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