Category Archives: Queenstown

April 26, 2017 … help I am drowning!

So many beautiful places to see, so many images to make and process. Of course, I am loving every minute of it, but it is a bit overwhelming. On Friday I went with our middle son, Andrew (Drew to his … Continue reading

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April 14, 2017 … now where was I?

Karitane was a delight, both as a place to stay, and as a place from which to visit other places. I got a year older since I last wrote, and to celebrate, Mary took me to the famous “Fleur’s Place” … Continue reading

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April 28, 2016 – Autumn in Central Otago

To the best of my knowledge, I have never posted sixteen images in one post before. On the other hand, this edition covers a whole week in a photographer’s paradise. It began on Wednesday 20th April when I flew from … Continue reading

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November 27, 2015 … clicking my heels together*

We flew home yesterday. Andrew and Abbey are wonderful hosts, and I miss our grandchildren already, but after a while there is an insistent call summoning us home. Our flight was at 2 pm, so the morning was free. For … Continue reading

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November 26, 2015 … Westward into the mist

Andrew and Abbey were both working yesterday, but were kind enough to lend us a car. Mary and I took some lunch and set out along the shore of Lake Wakatipu in the direction of Glenorchy. It was a grey … Continue reading

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November 23, 2015 … over the range

Billie was at a camp for guides at Lake Hawea. The family set out to retrieve her at the end of the camp, and dropped me in Wanaka at a transport and toy museum. This place has an amazing collection, … Continue reading

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November 22, 2015 … a stranger in a strange land

Queenstown was inundated yesterday with people in Lycra. It was the running of the annual marathon, and there were over 9,000 participants in the various stages from 10 km, half and full marathons. I am told that 80% of the … Continue reading

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