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13/7/2012 A Scottish friend of mine, Judy, who used to live in Edinburgh, told me about Dean Village and advised me to do part of the Water of Leith walk. I’d been to Edinburgh three or four times in the past but had never heard of the village. So it piqued my interest and I… Read more »

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10/7/2012 This trip wasn’t purely for pleasure. I did want to do a bit of exploring but my main reason for going to Edinburgh was to go there on spec for a few days and see what the possibility was of finding work. I’ve been looking for a long time for an enjoyable full time… Read more »

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Fabulous Mt. Cook village and the Tasman Glacier, Lake Tekapo and the excellent Canterbury Earthquakes Exhibition, Christchurch are the last posts in my New Zealand 2012 blog. I thought I’d seen it all when it comes to scenery but Mt. Cook was another stunner which took my breath away. A second visit to Lake Tekapo… Read more »

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14/3/2012 Lesley and I went to dinner to a friend’s house in Kaiapoi, a suburb in Christchurch. Ken, Lesley’s friend, is involved in Traffic Management in Christchurch and had a big part to play in the recovery services after both big earthquakes there in 2010 and 2011. So I had the chance again to hear… Read more »

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14/3/2012 I woke up to another sunny morning but unfortunately I had to head back to Christchurch. I say unfortunately because I really like Lake Tekapo but was looking forward to getting back to Christchurch too. I got up, packed the rest of my stuff, had breakfast and went to make a few phone calls…. Read more »