Category Archives: Hastings

February 13, 2017 … our missing summer

The wind outside my window has averaged somewhere over 100 km/h today according to a report I heard on the radio. It has carried rain with it for much of the day, and no hint of summer. There are reports … Continue reading

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January 12, 2014 … no goatherds up here

Getting to the top of Te Mata Peak on a mountain bike is no mean feat. I never could do it, but admired the ease with which the very athletic man we were driving behind was achieving it. At the … Continue reading

Posted in Aviation, Birds, Clive, Hastings, Landscapes, Napier, Te Mata Peak | 1 Comment