Developments.

It’s 3.05am French time and sleep eludes me. We’re on a DFDS Ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven. Mind you the lights are on and there are other people chatting and snoring. Jen though is fast asleep. The drive back to France from Slovenia What an interesting few days we have…

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An American Interlude.

Ten hours in an airport terminal is not a great way to start your travels. The alternative was a fight from Rotorua that would have allowed us an hour to switch terminals in Auckland, assuming all domestic flights were on time. Air NZ flight NZ8 to San Francisco was full…

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Snapshot of New Zealand

In the absence of overland travel I thought a description of life in New Zealand under Covid conditions might be of interest to our international visitors? We are a country geographically slightly larger than the United Kingdom, with a population of 5m people. Approximately 16% are the indigenous Maori, of…

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Confined to Utopia.

Being confined to New Zealand is not a terrible imposition. Until international borders reopen, this is about as good as it gets. During the last week we have enjoyed a week away with the Veteran Vintage Car Club of Rotorua on a road trip to Wellington. http://www.oruawharo.com/history.html That morphed into…

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