Tag Archives: Dunedin

We Walk Up a Hill and Come Back Down Again – Flagstaff

Yesterday we had one of those moments. Where we’d gone out for a nice walk along the banks of the Silverstream near Mosgiel and on the way back one of us spied a hill and suggested that we should go … Continue reading

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I’m Walking Backwards to Winter – In Dunedin

Continuing with┬ámy reconstruction of recent times, I’m happy to say that we coped well enough with our first winter in Dunedin for a number of years. It was a kind sort of winter with weeks when we wondered if it … Continue reading

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Earlier This month – Ross Creek

Earlier this month we were parked up in Dunedin at Woodhaugh in the Leith Valley for a week. It’s only a couple of minutes walk to Ross Creek which gives access to the Reservoir and lots of lovely bush walks. … Continue reading

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New Beginnings … Again ….

Oh dear! It’s about six months since I last said I was starting again. I’m saying it again and hopefully meaning it this time. One of the harder things is remembering how to construct a blog post. And add a … Continue reading

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A Bit of Old Industrial in Dunedin

There was a last bit of Dunedin I wanted to catch before we left town yesterday. We were staying in Burnside which is/was the location of the Burnside Freezing Works. It was one of the first of its kind in … Continue reading

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Dunedin – The Steepest Little City?

Dunedin claims the title for steepest street in the world. Baldwin Street is a popular drawcard. I was wondering though if it doesn’t also have the steepest car park. Using the Dowling Street car park a few times I was … Continue reading

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Taking to the Steets in Dunedin

Sometimes you just can’t do nothing. Sometimes you can’t just hope that others do the stuff that you think needs to be done. Sometimes you just have to vote with your feet. We got the chance at the weekend to … Continue reading

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Prospect Park Perspective – Dunedin Views

Early last week we sat and enjoyed lunch at Prospect Park, on the lower edge of Maori Hill in Dunedin. I did a fair bit of my early growing up not far from here, and Prospect Park was a regular … Continue reading

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Up Hill and Down Dale – Towards Mount Grand

Last week we went for a walk from where we are staying in Burnside, down Kaikorai Valley in Dunedin. Wyn remembers bike rides towards Dunedin down Townsleys Road, and we could see that from where we are staying. So it … Continue reading

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When the Sea Comes to Play – St Clair Beach Dunedin

Last week after we’d been to walk along the beach at St Kilda we went to have a look at the sea at St Clair, a few kilometres to the south. While my connection is more with St Kilda, Wyn’s … Continue reading

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