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Auntie Janet and Susie the puppy and me of course  
   

Auntie Janet and Susie the puppy and me of course

Susie is a seven week old collie pup. I know my sisters would have wanted me to bring her home - and I wanted to as well - but by the time she would have got through quarentine she would be older and less cute - yes, I have thought this through.
Catching up with the [distant] relatives

August 5th 2004
I spent the last few days in New Zealand in Christchurch staying with my great-auntie Janet - well I think that is her relation to me. Janet has been in N.Z. for forty years, yet she still has a broad Dundee accent while I have been in the country four weeks and have a strange mixture of accents depending on who I am talking to at the time. Janet and her welcoming friends and family ar ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch

New Zealand Flag The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
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