FAT AND CONTENTED IN NZ

 I have been back in New Zealand since the end of January.  Living the good life, eating, drinking and enjoying the warm summer weather.  Generally getting fat, contented and too comfortable.  Apart from a couple of mammoth record breaking rain events the weather has been beautiful, real Kiwi summer.  Ngozi and I had a few … Continue reading FAT AND CONTENTED IN NZ

STEAMING INTO 2017

The start of 2017 finds me standing on the bridge of a vessel steaming up the Malacca Strait, passing Port Dickson.  It’s a beautiful balmy night with a faint offshore breeze bringing out the smells of vegetation and wood smoke wafting the water. There’s searchlights ashore piercing the sky, must be part of the New … Continue reading STEAMING INTO 2017

CARLESS

For the first time I can remember I am without car.  As a family we are now down to a single car.  This is a voluntary situation brought about by my desire to be free of objects and encumbrances that don’t add to my quality of life.  In reality my car has only been used … Continue reading CARLESS