It seems that summer is still here during the day in the sunny Bay of Plenty even though it is Autumn by night and April is here.
Heading back to Dunedin where New Zealand’s first public art gallery just happens to be and it's artistic roots are continuing to expand al fresco. In 2016, the city’s art scene celebrated the fact that they had enticed a well known Belgian artist ROA to paint a tuatara (local reptile) on the side of a building in… Continue reading My Pick of 5 – Dunedin Street Art
What a fascinating, vibrant city to revisit after so many years of not doing so. The purpose of this trip was to extend the 60th birthday celebrations of myself and my 3 weeks younger cousin. Even writing this I find it hard to believe I am now not only 60 it's now got a plus… Continue reading A Girls Weekend in Melbourne
We had the pleasure of having five grand days in Dunedin (Otepoti), it wasn't so much to re-explore as it was to visit friends who were soon off on another overseas adventure housesitting. Though when one of them is a tour guide, we had the opportunity of having a knowledgable local guide to show us… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Visit Dunedin
It was 2017. We were celebrating our second year as full-time housesitters in Europe with a "treat" trip to New York on our way to visit folk in NZ for a few weeks. Autumn was starting to take effect in New York, with bracing temperatures that made us walk faster than usual for miles on… Continue reading Serendipitous Pavement Art – New York