Category Archives: postaday 2011

A place destined for me

William Booth once said, “I’ve found my destiny”. This was the beginning of what is now known as the Salvation Army  (1865). Destiny – for a while I have pondered, just what and where is my destiny? Like William Booth, … Continue reading

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Along the road less travelled

Well, we tried to make it … but following the storm on Saturday, the landscapes and surrounds around South Taranaki were in a sad state. Many shop fronts in Patea were damaged, and roofs blown off. Trees were uprooted, and … Continue reading

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Funerals – more thoughts

Shock. Totally numb. That somewhat explains the day I have had today. This morning I received a message that a good friend had a heart attack and died suddenly. My friend, his wife is now left with her five children … Continue reading

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Thoughts on funerals

I actually enjoy attending funerals. Thats an interesting way to begin a blog, but I have had the privilege of attending the funeral celebration of a friends mother recently. Once again, I found myself reflecting and wondering as I, along … Continue reading

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In the hills high above Poolburn …

Over the past few days I have had the delight of discovering a part of Central Otago which, although I lived near, had never had opportunity to visit. The Poolburn Dam is a popular fishing spot over the hill from … Continue reading

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When motivation disappears

Motivation? What’s that? I find I do have motivation in abundance for tramping, for wandering along the mountain passes, for walking in the countryside with friends at the weekend. But motivation for my daily jogs, the exercise machine, the planned … Continue reading

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A stroll to the summit of Rocky Mountain

Although the weather forecast was not considered great for tramping, I decided that maybe a day walk would be just the ticket for this Sunday afternoon while in Wanaka, Central Otago. The sun was shining, a few clouds here and … Continue reading

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