Category Archives: Christchurch

Southern Lights

While I was cobbling together my last post, oblivious to events in the real world, Christian aka ‘The BFG’ was out on the Port Hills near Gebbies Pass taking ‘not very good’ photographs of the Aurora australis.  In response to that last post of mine he sent one of his worst photos.  I am of […]

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Christchurch Revisited II

The latest Hanmer, Kaikoura, Seddon, Wellington quakes have shifted focus off Christchurch but it is still far from business as usual. Back near the shortest day (late June) I had another day wandering the streets of Christchurch, essentially a year … Continue reading

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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

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Christchurch revisited

A month or so back I went to a lunch meeting at the Lemon Tree Cafe, in Christchurch only to find I was the only one there.  So instead I went for a short walk into the Square and out … Continue reading

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