Category Archives: Classic stuff
The Last Supper No disciples. Blue cod, gurnard (order 2 pieces, get 3 for being nice to the girls at The Smokehouse), mussels, scallops, half a scoop. Glass of Sav, pint of Bone Dry IPA from the Golden Bear. Takes … Continue reading
Young family at Port Mapua yesterday, checking out the Sea Scouts for their boy. Sister meantime checked out the wharf jumpers. Not having a bar of it….
As seen on the Great Taste Trail
It’s not that people aren’t generous for the rest of the year – they are, to a fault: witness the thousands of dollars worth of hay being donated from around the country to farmers affected by the big fire here … Continue reading
…but it was closed” wrote (I think) J. B. Priestly in the 1960s. He’d be impressed by Whanganui, even these days. The best cafe in town opens 2 days a week, one of the 2 fish restaurants is closed for … Continue reading
The Great Taste Trail is Nelson-Tasman’s contribution to Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail. It starts at Nelson airport and runs mostly along he coast to Kaiteriteri and then runs through the Motueka valley and over the Dovedale Saddle … Continue reading