Thursday, October 1, 2015


Planes, trains, and automobiles days since we last posted. Had a fine drive from Waihi Beach to Selwyn's place, beautifully sited with views of the water in Auckland. Selwyn's wife Raewyn is as generous and lovely as he (possibly more so). The Rover found a good resting spot.

Fast forward to cover 17 hours of total fly-time with a 16-hour pause in Honolulu (long enough to slurp a couple of mai tais) to 2 am Thursday. Home is wherever I'm with you.

Our place, where we spent just six weeks before leaving for NZ, felt brand new.

Some incredibly thoughtful dear ones stocked our kitchen and fridge with everything needed to awaken from a jet-lagged slumber and have a nourishing breakfast...and lunch and dinner. Enough for the coming days too. Thank you, readers, for taking the trip with us. Maybe next time you'll come along in person...