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May 21st 2012
Published: May 21st 2012EDIT THIS ENTRY

George (with commentary by Carla): On Tuesday we go to the airplane museum where there are lots of life-size model planes and some of them are flyable, and one of them is the only one of its kind left in the world. Some of the models are very odd. The drive down from Linkwater to Blenheim took us from fjords, inlets and wooded hills into the big country of fertile plains and vineyards. The New Zea... Read Full Entry

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21st May 2012
Aviation Museum Blenheim (1)

Love the scenery, not sure about the St James Swing Bridge - was anyone tempted to pretend to saw through it when the others were half way across?
21st May 2012

Loved the old the old movie projection equipment
What fun times you are having. I (Len) loved the old movie projection equipment story. The Harborough Movie Makers are envious Thats the kind of cinema I love - only 9 people! The mountains and coast line with its plants and animal life looks and sounds lovely. An excellent treat for all. How's the beer there? Lots of love Len and Marion (Nanny and Lollipop)
22nd May 2012

I couldn't stop laughing about Ruby's comment that mummy thought the woman was mad - I can just imagine the whole scenario!!! Sounds wonderful ... more detail on Cloudy Bay, though please....and are you bringing presents back??? (Only joking).
28th May 2012

Loved the Flash-heart story - in fact he immediately came to mind as I read the story - even before you'd mentioned him... Am particularly jealous of this part of your trip as I've always wanted to spend time in New Zealand.

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