Friday, April 1, 2011


Well... March 2011 was a blog free zone. Bizzy, Bizzy, Bizzy. The most noteworthy event in March was planning our trip to New Zealand for later this month.

I am looking forward to the trip, hot springs, mountains, beaches, trails and catching up with some "old friends" that we met way back in Canada.

However I am curious about a few things that I hope to square up on our trip.

First off, my brother has asked me if I can find the jurisdiction known as "Old Zealand", it's worth asking.

Also in a 3 days stint in the Abel Tasman National Park, I hope to unlock a mystery that has perplexed me for some time. Namely - will I be able to fit into a Kayak? It seems unlikely as I am barely able to wedge myself into a compact car. I'm sure those who know me will be laying even money - it isn't the size of the seat that confounds me it's the flexibility required to perch in the seemingly pretzelled position required. If I can pull it off I will blog with pride upon my return. Of course the option exists that I will be able to get in but I won't be able to dismount, in which case I will live out my dessert years paddling around the Northern Coast of the South Island...there are worst fates.


  1. How was your trip to New Zealand?
    People who have told me about it, always want to go back, again and again.
    Did the kayak yield to your asspirations? haha
    I think on some level of our minds, Chris and I are living vicariously through the adventure you, Shannon, Malcolm and MacKenzie are at its best.
    Does Shannon blog too?
    If she does, can she let me know?
    I am not paddling on the facebook stream anymore, so I have been out of touch for some time....
    Please give everyone a hug from me (and Chris too)

  2. Hi Debbie, Shannon doesn't blog but her facebook page has awesome pictures. New Zealand was great. We miss you guys, visit soon please.