Stay Safe, Be Kind

Americans, I don't understand you. If your country or state asks you to stay home for the good of yourself and your fellow Americans, what's the problem? While your doctors and nurses battle it out on the front lines, is it too much to ask you to stay home? Given you've recorded over 700,000 Covid-19... Continue Reading →

Pigging Out

Little piggies in Clyde, outside the place that had the pig weather vane in my last post. Central Otago, New Zealand. Photo taken by Liz.

Clyde Spring Gardens

We were in Clyde on Nov 27, 2019 and had a walk around some of the residential area, enjoying the home gardens. Roses, peonies and lavender were much in evidence. Although we've grown green-flowered lavender ourselves in the past I think the lavender below is only green because the flower buds are immature. Clyde, Central... Continue Reading →

Crazy About Clyde

Back on track about the autumn visit to Central Otago on 30 April when I had a Momentous ice-cream treat and saw Snow and Sheep out the car window. Fast-forward to where we ended up.. in Clyde. I really love beautiful Clyde! Clyde, Central Otago, New Zealand We drove the Earnscleaugh back road with its... Continue Reading →

Earnscleugh, Just Passing Through

We departed Clyde on Saturday morning 31 March to return home via Central Otago on one of my favourite drives. We crossed the Clutha River via the Clyde Bridge to drive the route through the Earnscleugh Valley. This valley lies between Clyde and Alexandra, and has orchards and vineyards lining the road on either side.... Continue Reading →

Cottages in Clyde

From our overnight visit to Clyde at Easter I'm now left with just a few photos of cottages and a shot of a creeper with colourful red autumn foliage that was covering a stone wall. Clyde, Central Otago, New Zealand. Photo below: in the 1870s this cottage was the home of a Chinese man who... Continue Reading →

The Golden Era in Clyde

While wandering around the town of Clyde at Easter we came across some relics from the old gold mining days and I'd like to share these photos with you. - Clyde, Central Otago, New Zealand. The most impressive size-wise is this gold stamper battery which was sitting on the lawn of a museum property (not... Continue Reading →

STONE BUILDING – you don’t say!

The helpful plaque on the front door of this building had an inscription in capital letters - 'STONE BUILDING'. Wow! Like, there's stone buildings and stone walls everywhere in Clyde! But anyway, it made me smile. Clyde, Central Otago, New Zealand. This street was our route home to our accommodation from the town centre so... Continue Reading →

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