Monthly Archives: April 2016

From the Uttermost ends of the Earth

Tomorrow, 25 April 2016, marks 100 years since the first ANZAC commemoration, 101 years since the brief, bloody and ultimately futile war for control of the Dardanelles was kicked off by British and Australian Troops landing on the Gallipoli Peninsula.  … Continue reading

Posted in ANZAC, art, Christchurch, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mountain Men and Mariners

A month ago I went West again through the parched hills of North Canterbury, to Westport for a 92nd Birthday. Fiercely independent my father had recently been forced into care.  If he was single and had his way, he’d be … Continue reading

Posted in Road Trips, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment