Now I know why there is a football team known as the Gunners. The Woolwich Arsenal is where many of the British Empire’s weapons were manufactured, and what started as a factory football team is now one of the English premier league clubs.
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Felicity and I have spent a rather hot day exploring Greenwich, a part of London that I have not been to before.
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The rumour Kerry had heard about a section of ridable trail along the ridge at the top of Mt Lion at Whangarei Heads is not untrue; it has even been newly metaled. The only problem is that it is barely 40 metres long, and you have to carry your bike up about 800 steps to get there.
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Kimpton’s career as a road surveyor was presumably not a successful one.
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Just before you turn off the North Western motorway at Westgate there is a bright yellow steel pedestrian bridge crossing from near the shopping centre.
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We’ve been exploring “one of Manukau’s most stunning reserves”, according to the Auckland City Council, with one of the few areas of intact native forest in the area.
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Felicity and I spent a couple of hours exploring a couple of Auckland’s lesser known volcanoes.
I’ve looked many times at the mown track that you see on the side of the hill just near the Mt Wellington motorway turnoff. Continue reading Mutukaroa Hamlins Hill