Tag Archives: Dunedin

Voting for a Great Leap Backwards

I used to like elections; well loved them really. Although I’m thinking more of the local government ones which most people find extremely uninteresting. But not me. I enjoyed them, especially being a candidate for something. Elections for the community … Continue reading

Posted in Daily log, Nostalgia 1970s and 80s, Soapbox | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Voting for a Great Leap Backwards

Well We Woke Up This Morning ….

We finished another house sitting gig yesterday near Mosgiel, and moved out in the rain. We were heading for our usual hanging-out place just out of Mosgiel, in the gathering gloom. The rain had been persistent all day, and we … Continue reading

Posted in Daily log | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

The Evening Before and the Morning After – On Waikouaiti Beach

The last two posts have been about our weekend away to Moeraki earlier in the year. It’s not much more than an hour from Dunedin to Moeraki, but we broke our journey on the Friday night at Waikouaiti where we … Continue reading

Posted in Daily log | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

We go Looking for Spring and Find Perfection

A couple of weekends ago we ended up in the Upper Gardens of the Dunedin Botanic Gardens. We’d been to a midday movie that was part of the film festival; called “Unrest” which is a first-person documentary made by and … Continue reading

Posted in Daily log | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Emerging From Winter

“Once more into the blog, dear friends, once more; Or close the thing down with my posts all dead!” We’re emerging from what has seemed like a long winter and I’m keen to rekindle this olde bloggie thing. A blog with … Continue reading

Posted in Daily log, Photography | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Daily log, Walks | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Daily log | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Daily log, Photography | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Biking - cycling, Daily log | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in Daily log | Tagged , | Leave a comment