Granny Stringer’s Cottage

For my birthday we rented a cottage at East Roxburgh for two nights. A spacious property with an old apricot orchard at the top of the drive and further down, the cottage set within a lawn and garden setting. The owner's home is across the lawn, and also a separate stand-alone building with deck for... Continue Reading →

Estuary at Fortrose

Toetoes Estuary at Fortrose. Our photos were taken from the coastal clifftop. Fortrose is in the far south of The Catlins, Southland, New Zealand. The location is way down south, on the south coast of the South Island. From the clifftop you can see where the estuary opens out to the ocean - clearly seen... Continue Reading →

Which Way: Oamaru

We were in Oamaru on the evening of 21 January and visited the lookout area. To my surprise I found that the world locations signpost had a wind vane on top. Oamaru is on the east coast of the South Island, about an hour and a half drive north of Dunedin. For:  Weather Vane Wednesday... Continue Reading →

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