• Manutuke Eco Retreat is enclosed within a horseshoe of lush, green hills on the shores of a little lake and wetland

A Wetland Reborn

April 10th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Richie Clark and his dad Dave stood at the top of the hill surveying the 80-hectare block of land they had just purchased. It was mid-winter and heavy rain had turned a low-lying paddock surrounded by a horseshoe of hills into a bit of a bog. Dave casually commented to Richie, “You know, a few [...]

  • To take in the view from Èze’s highest peak you have to be brave; being an expert in the study of cacti will help you enjoy it too

A Holiday Sans Rugby in France

October 7th, 2017|Tags: , , |

There are certain things you might not know about me. The first is that I am the age I am but I try not to worry about it. The second is that I have never worked at any other job than reporting, writing or talking about sports and games. You can assume that Confucius’ quote, [...]