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Skybound - a Journey in Flight ~ Rebecca Loncraine

'The loveliest places of allare those that look as ifthere's nothing thereto those still learning to look' 'Deserts for Instance' - Brian Turner (Elemental - Central Otago Poems) Choosing another book from the shelf of Journeys that I plan to do from my armchair this year, and 'learning to look' at new places is becoming a real treat. I'd no sooner travelled back in deep time searching for Doggerland with Julia Blackburn and Time Song than I decided I was ready for a bit of vast open sky a...
Tags: Books, Wales, Rebecca, New Zealand, South Island, Picador, Tony, Kaikoura, Southern Alps, Aoraki Mt Cook, Trisha, Brian Turner, Dovegreyreader, Offspringette, Otago Rail Trail, 2019


Hail from the Trail...

...the Otago Rail Trail cycling adventure to be exact, via Christchurch, the Container Mall, Lake Tekapo, Mount St John (the top in a Force 20), the Church of the Good Shepherd at sunrise, Mount Cook...   the Hooker Valley Walk, abandoned my tent for the Hermitage Hotel to sit out the 70mph gales. Onto Oamaru, the Steam Punk HQ, Janet Frame's house in Eden Street, Kakanui for a wonderful evening with Hilary (who comments here) and her sister, a drive along the Pacific co...
Tags: Pacific, Force, Clyde, HILARY, Mount Cook, Dovegreyreader, Otago Rail Trail, Hooker Valley Walk, Eden Street Kakanui, Maniototo