Most of you will be familiar with the Sun Smart jingle Slip, Slop, Slap and Wrap. Would you believe that most of you ignore it? It seems that us Kiwis' slip, slop, slap and wrap knowledge is slipping away. Every year ninety-thousand people are diagnosed, and five hundred die of skin cancer. New Zealand has the highest skin… Continue reading Life at No.22 – Are you SunSmart?
My day would not be the same without a walk somewhere, sometimes nowhere in particular. It can be just a matter of opening the door and seeing which way I turn, left or right, will indicate what will be included in my walk. Sometimes even a mode of transport is needed to take me further… Continue reading Life at No.22 – Photo Walks – Papamoa Hills
There still seems an ongoing quest to know more information about New Zealand to visit or to live. No doubt still due to the continuing unrest in many parts of the world. We are after all at the arse end of the world. It apparently seems rather beautiful and tranquil here in New Zealand to many… Continue reading Life at No.22 – Titbits about NZ
How do you stop using plastic supermarket bags? By getting together with a group of focused, energised women and sewing recycled material bags to use for those trips to fill them with food. There is nothing new about the drive to stop the public from using plastic supermarket bags. What is terrific about this organisation… Continue reading Boomerang Bags Tauranga
We have been back home in New Zealand for approximately three weeks. To say it has been hectic in a sort of organised chaotic way would be an understatement. Most of that time has had us shifting our "treasures". Though one of us kept referring to those treasures with a more descriptive word. A new… Continue reading Life at No.22 – Shifting In
It isn't a matter of if you will experience a "Curve Ball" it is when it will occur. By the way, they never come at a convenient time! For us, it happened when I finally released my head from the proverbial sand and acknowledged that I had to get a sore on my hand checked… Continue reading When Life throws a Curveball
In a few hours, we will be winging ourselves back to New Zealand. This year there is a twist to our return back "home". Last month we had a few long days and even longer sleepless nights, dealing with people in a different time zone from us. A time of reflection and making decisions at… Continue reading A Travellers concept of HOME