Liberty the Great

Monthly Archives: February 2015

I have been having┬áthis internal debate for the last few months about which of the two bays I prefer: Tasman Bay or Golden Bay. They both mean beach, the elements, tides, and now summer, to me. Our summer started a week before Christmas and has not stopped yet. I think I can get used to that! Summer really hit us when we arrived in Upper Moutere for house sitting (Hannah has mentioned… Read More

We arrived in Golden Bay four weeks ago and followed the road right up to Collingwood. Sleepy and laid back, it is situated on a tiny tip of land separating the mouth of the Aorere River, in the Ruataniwha (“Taniwha’s den”, or, even scarier, “Two Taniwhas”?) inlet, and the calm waters of Golden Bay. There is fishing to be done, and Otis would be doing this all day at the moment. He… Read More