Our New Zealand Adventure – Day 12

After spending the night in the worst hotel, so hot and stuffy and noisy, no hot water to speak of so we gave up and left this little hell hole and quickly drove to Mata Mata and the Hobbiton Movie Set. We did this last time and we still loved it, although we did not…

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WPC – I’d Rather Be…

I’d Rather Be… If given the choice, what would you rather be doing, right now? That’s this weeks WPC topic, I guess the answer would be almost anywhere but here. Where is here? Sitting at my desk at work, the 9-5, 4 days a week work, boring uninteresting stuff (Yes, yes I know I am…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Door

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Door.” door [dawr, dohr] NOUN 1. a movable, usually solid, barrier for opening and closing an entrance way, cupboard, cabinet, or the like, commonly turning on hinges or sliding in grooves. 2. a doorway: to go through the door. 3. the building, house, etc., to which…

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Whoa!

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Whoa!.” If you have read any of today’s post you would know I am having a crappy day! SO I am going to take a step back and visit my happy place…….it is also one of the most surreal experiences I have had for a very long…

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Auckland – Rotorua via Hobbiton Day 3

Again an early pick up for the first of our organized tours, Flexi Tours NZ. It was a very pretty, but long drive out to Matamata, where The Shire; movie set for Hobbiton is. On a private sheep farm owned by the Alexanders, 1250 acres. Through some very pretty but very dry country side. They…

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