• Although this is not specifically a story about the Lindis Pass, it is central to part of the story. So let’s take a look at this spectacular drive through spectacular country

A Land Unseen by the White Man

October 5th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

A glorious early spring morning and I’ve got the nose of the Blue Streak (my Nissan Pathfinder) heading up the Waitaki Valley and into the Lindis Pass. This is one of my favourite drives. The Waitaki Valley with its three interlocking lakes, burgeoning vineyards, dairy and sheep farms all hemmed in with snow-capped mountains, is [...]

The Big Picture

June 4th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

When we go away on holiday, we stress out about our cat George and who is going to feed him. It seems like such a huge responsibility owning an animal, a small furry life entirely dependent on a couple of humans. But an experience I had recently put our concerns about George into perspective. At [...]