Grandad Ballard became a market gardener when he was given the opportunity to buy fertile land in Gisborne after the war. With Nana's helping hands they grew an abundance of kumara.
Local Walk – Summerhill Farm
On a sunny weekday, a friend drove us Southwest over the Tauranga bridge for approximately 11 kilometres until we reached Reid Road, off Welcome Bay Road. It took another 3 km before we exited the car at Poplar Lane and began our walk.
An Inspiring Woman
Instead of focusing on how much further we must go for equal rights. I will concentrate on one extraordinary woman.
A – Z of Locations: Āhipara, N.Z.
In my series of A-Z of Locations, I will take you for a meander around areas of New Zealand that are unique gems, some yet to be polished though worth a visit for either historical reasons, culinary delights or for the sheer vistas.
There are times when reading the local rag ignites a smile. Today, was one of those times and prompted this poem.
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