Everybody who has ever traveled New Zealand’s South Island knows them: Cromwell’s crazy fruits. Still, you wouldn’t believe how hard it was to finally find in Marilyn Moffat a friendly traveller and photographer that allowed me to bring you this delicious Kiwi speciality. Thanks, Marilyn, also in the name of the worldwide Ugly New Zealand fanclub fanbase readers reader!
Merry Christmas! Dog monument next to Taeiri Gorge rail tracks. Half way between Dunedin and Middlemarch.
Hold the press! Update! Reader Snuff provided perplexing new research! Firstly, a link/reminder to the fabulous “faithful dog Hachikō”, featured in two very touching movies. And secondly, and perhaps even more importantly, a great new close-up of Susan.
The friendly people of Totally Wired, Sharon Guytonbeck and John Ransley, sent us a stunning example of what happens when a neighbour with landscaping ambitions gets ahold of a 30-ton digger. Our second – more or less – authentic landscape photo! More on that topic in the post above…
Photo © 2009 by John Ransley