Tuesday, 31 January 2006

Even though the sky is dark, the temperature is hot and humid and the water is warm and inviting.

Monday, 30 January 2006

The perfect tonic to batter the effects of the demon amber liquid....

Sunday, 29 January 2006

Beer fueled shinanigans begins!!

Saturday, 28 January 2006

The intriguing colours and playfulness of gas....

Friday, 27 January 2006

The inner sanctum of a very large and expensive manufacturing plant. Somewhat overwhelming considering this is one of 5 to be built.......!!!

Thursday, 26 January 2006

Not to disimilar to the amount that's been falling from the skies these past few days.....

Wednesday, 25 January 2006

'No vehicles on the beach'
1. There is no beach!
2. No vehicles could drive on it even if it was!

Tuesday, 24 January 2006

What's that saying? 'Red sky at night, shepards delight' Well someone should tell the dude that controls the weather, cos he must have missed last nights sunset (above). It's been absolutly teeming down all day.

Monday, 23 January 2006

A rather strange phenomena amongst snails, found only on this post........i guess!!

Sunday, 22 January 2006

Preparing the rocks for the Hangi (a method of cooking underground, Maori stylii) feast.

Saturday, 21 January 2006

This mossy outcrop, perched stedfast on the local churh window sill.

Friday, 20 January 2006

One of the locals that we annoyed during the dawning of a new day, 'HICK'!!!
Long live the milkbar....

Thursday, 19 January 2006

........ a most memorable day had by all.

Wednesday, 18 January 2006

The truly spectacular waters of the Kaiiwi Lakes, Northland.....

Tuesday, 17 January 2006

This is the Marae experience. 50 odd people sleeping in one room. Imagine the snoring chorus that bellows forth. It's actually bloody hilarious. Thanks muchly to the ko matua of the Taita Marae, for accomodating and feeding us. Your hospitality and patience was greatly appreciated. Kia ora.

Monday, 16 January 2006

It has been simply impossible to keep my posts daily, so I've biten the bullet and given up trying! However, this is the 9 car convoy as we head north to Taita Marae, 25k's north of Dargavile.

Friday, 6 January 2006

I'm trying to play catch up......time for a cold ale on the porch.....

Thursday, 5 January 2006

I've had a nasty addiction to this over the past few days. Well this and beer!

Wednesday, 4 January 2006

Yep, I've jumped on the Ipod bandwagon. big ups to those boffins at Apple!

Tuesday, 3 January 2006

The massive expanse of Spirits Bay, New Zealand. (God's own)

Monday, 2 January 2006

The underground of Liverpool.

Sunday, 1 January 2006

Fields of Canola, England. I don't think any photography would have been possible even my camera had been working.........'hick'