Tag Archives: New Zealand

Clipping rabbits, Caves, and Jumping Ship

October 2001. New Zealand is full of surprises. I go on a long coach trip from Rotorua to Aukland through yet more farms. We are held up by a farmer and his three working dogs herding two dozen Freisland bulls down the … Continue reading

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The Peace of Solitude in New Zealand – And a Lame Horse?

Round-the-world Walkabout ctd. I leave the coach at Rotorua, and am met by a friend of a friend, who has lent me her car for a week. I have not driven for two months, and the automatic gear is strange at … Continue reading

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Dressage and Clouds of Sulphur

I’m in New Zealand, on a fifty-acre farm with dairy cows and horses. The wooden farmhouse is very close to the main road and it shudders every time a car or bus flashes past. What a lovely green, green country … Continue reading

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An Example to Us All

What an honour it is to host Tammy Robinson from New Zealand today. Proactive, daunted by nothing, she just gets on with it. And she lives in a beautiful part of the world. Tammy – you self-published three books last … Continue reading

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