Monthly Archives: January 2008

We've bought a HOUSE!!!

Things are getting a bit hectic at the moment. We have now had an offer on a house accepted. Have a look in the photo gallery to see some pictures of the new Leiper establishment. It is much easier to … Continue reading

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Pictures

Just quickly uploaded all the pictures taken so far Go via the Photo Gallery link at the right of the screen, and the pictures are under the “New Zealand” gallery. More soon….

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We have moved!

We have moved. We are now in the flat at Whaka Terrace. The motel (Gothic Heights) did very nicely – especially since it was paid for by Christchurch Hospital. However it was a bit awkward living in one room and … Continue reading

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Nice here init!

On Thursday evening we decided to go up to the Able Tasman National Park for a “mini” holiday. Karen rang up and booked us a double room in a backpackers block at Marahau. Well, I seriously underestimated the amount of … Continue reading

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It's flippin hot!!

The temperature today got up to 32 degrees!! Anyway, yesterday (felt warm and it was “only” 26 degrees) morning we had another walk in to the bank to do a bit more sorting things out. We had a bit more … Continue reading

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We've Got Wheels !!

After sorting out our Bank accounts yesterday morning we started looking at cars in the afternoon. Just down the road from out Motel is the local equivalent of “Canal Road” in Bradford ie. “Used Car Heaven”. On the first pass … Continue reading

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Making a start

Well, we have been here four days now. The weather has been really great, hot and sunny everyday. The first two days (Thu & Fri) were pretty jetlagged and do not really count. I managed to walk to the Supermarket … Continue reading

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We've arrived !!

Well, we made it. We are in our Motel room with the door wide open letting in the fresh air and sunshine, Karen is (of course) laid out on the bed while I am typing this. The flights were OK … Continue reading

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15 Hours to go !!!

This really is it. We are at the Holiday Inn at Heathrow ready to fly out tomorrow. I left home early to go and pick up the hire car for the drive down to London. When I got back we … Continue reading

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5 Days to go !!!

It’s really getting close now….. We are sitting here surrounded by “stuff” as the packers are in tomorrow morning. We have spent all day sorting out the things that we can get in suitcases to take with us next Tuesday, … Continue reading

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