Kathy

May 24, 2010

The Wonderful World of Woofers

Last August, I wrote about our joining the Wwoofing Network (Willing Work on Organic Farms).  The Wwoofing Network is a great scheme whereby organic farms and properties can connect with travelers looking to experience authentic New Zealand life styles.  The catch?  The wwoofer host provides accommodation and food in exchange […]
May 24, 2010

Cattlestop, Part II

You may recall that last June we bought ourselves a used cattle stop which we wanted to install at our front gate so that we could keep our gate open AND keep out any four-legged hoofed animals.   It was quite a journey to get the cattle stop to Wainui and […]
March 20, 2010

Heating Installation, Phase 1 (Mar 1 – 12, 2010)

Pete was only gone for a week from his February visit before he was back again for another ten day stint.  And also along was his bother Barry or ‘Baz’ or ‘Purple’ as he’s known to be called.  Purple was going to be his right-hand man in this next stage […]
March 20, 2010

Bedrooms

It’s been a while since my last post in December.   We all enjoyed a very long summer break where house renovations were the last thing on anyone’s mind as it was time to enjoy the short-seasoned summer and all that it offers:  BBQ’s, the beach, basking in the sun, Kiwiburn, […]