Geography

The Bath House

Last month the Oh Waily kids and I went for a visit to their grandparents in Tauranga.  On this trip I finally decided that we would do some day trips while we visited instead of spending most of the time locally. To that end we […]

Family Field Trip: Cape Palliser Lighthouse

With the last few days of Mr Oh Waily’s summer break we went on another family outing.  This time we headed out to Cape Palliser.  Not sure where that is?  Here’s a map for you. [googlemaps https://maps.google.co.nz/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=cape+palliser&aq=&sll=-41.24437,174.761855&sspn=0.26899,0.615921&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Cape+Palliser,+Wellington&t=m&ll=-41.611335,175.289612&spn=0.616058,0.823975&z=9&output=embed&w=300&h=300] At the end of a mix of gravel […]

Neighbourhood Walk Revisited

No doubt, if you’ve been reading the Patch for a little while, you will remember the fun adventure we had wandering all around neighbourhoods from various parts of the world. Well, Jo put together a nice pdf file from all of our contributions and today […]

Neighbourhood Walk: Casablanca, Morocco

As a long-time lover of the classic movie, Casablanca, I was very happy to see the last of the neighbourhood walks wandering around this iconic location. We are joining Journey to Morocco for the walk today. I’m particularly taken with the horse taxi.  Now that […]

Neighbourhood Walk: Zurich, Switzerland

As a result of our week long illness I didn’t get to share the last couple of Neighbourhood Walks with you, so here they are.  The first is part of one of the most beautiful countries I have visited, schaeresteipapier‘s neighbourhood in Zurich, Switzerland. I […]

Today’s Neighbourhood Walk: Cambridge, England

Here is today’s other neighbourhood walk.  We hit the picturesque world of Crazy Cambridge Mum. Sadly when I did live in the United Kingdom, I did not make it to Cambridge.  How remiss of me.  It looks lovely and all those wonderful Colleges at the […]