You know when the lad, Gazza is 5000 kilometres away I don’t really expect the curse to strike, but there are sometimes it just does and of course with this curse strikes when you least expect it. We decided after all the hard work of prepping for Christmas, enjoying Christmas and enduring the Christmas recovery period laying languid in shallow … Continue reading →
The Gazza Curse Struck Again, when trying to sneak a quick fish in before the wife returned from family duties.Continue reading →
The reason for travelling to Christmas Island at Christmas is to see the red crab migration, it hadn’t occurred to me to study this in any great detail before leaving and so I wasn’t really sure what to expect.
The first thing that became apparent to me when we arrived was there is a trilogy of crab migrations, apparently the blokes all go down to the ocean early to get ahead of the woman folk, They do the normal things and build a home for the new bride, and hang around waiting for the ladies to turn up.Continue reading →
Croquet on the lawn at the in laws the house in the background is their place in the heart of Wellington just a wonderful spot to be.. Four elder gentleman playing croquet on the lawn the gentleman in the foreground is my Brother in Law Chris Brother in law has a new boat, its a little rubber one for using … Continue reading →
The mock up of old Taiwan aboriginal villages are extremely detailed and fantastic, they villages take you through about nine different village types for the various aboriginal villages with life displays, replicate buildings of each different style and some live displays. The similarities to the Maori culture in New Zealand were obvious, this brought home what a vast catchment the Austronesian migrations covered.Continue reading →