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Gong Xi Fa Cai, Gong Hey Fat Choy, and 新年快乐 It’s not long until the Chinese New Year (28th January 2017) will be celebrated – this year it’s the year of the rooster. I am a rooster. And, oh no! I have just found out that when it’s the...

It’s satisfying ticking off a bucket list item: swimming with manatee – tick. With two Florida locals, and three from Mexico, I cruise some Florida canals looking for a 600-kg creature (1322.77 lb). Sirenia are large marine herbivores and are...

Happy Chinese New Year

on Dec 29, 2016 in: travel

Chinese New Year: travelling in Penang, Malaysia, (a couple of years ago)  temporary stages were all around the city during the days leading to the Chinese New Year. Large semi-solid structures are… Source: Happy Chinese New YearFiled under: tra...

I’m talking about the ‘Amish in Florida’ on Radio NZ’s programme Nights (Our Own Odysseys) with Bryan Crump on Tuesday 24th Jan – and will discuss these photos: I’ll add a blog with the story after that date. List...

Originally posted on KiwiTravelWriter talks food, travel, and tips : At 5am the train arrives in the southern village of Chaiya, Thailand,  and an hour later I’m at Wat Suan Mokkhabalarama, for ten days...

Originally posted on KiwiTravelWriter talks food, travel, and tips : At 5am the train arrives in the southern village of Chaiya, Thailand,  and an hour later I’m at Wat Suan Mokkhabalarama, for ten days...

Life is funny sometimes – it arranges connections between things then ensures you follow the dots. I’ve had such an experience recently. Mid-2016 my book group had set the topic American politics as our subject for reading around. Given that...