Author Archives: Purupuss

The unknown

Today was the last day of the existence of the company known as New Zealand Wheelbarrows: the company that I work for. Tomorrow I’m working for a new company, but I don’t know how long for. The company that’s bought … Continue reading

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Home again

1 September 2019 I’m sitting here in the New Plymouth’s not-so international airport. It’s basically one building, that’s almost one room, but it does the job. The bad part is that it means that we’re about to leave New Plymouth. … Continue reading

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This morning…

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Guess what…

It exists! 31 August 2019 Last day of our holiday. Who knows when we’ll get another? We didn’t really have anything planned today. We walked down to Puke Ariki and I felt something fall onto my shoulder. Looking down I … Continue reading

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A Topp Day

30 August 2019 Isn’t funny how when you do two totally dissimilar things in one day, it feels like the first thing was done days earlier? Like this morning we were picked up at 9.00am by Ian of Taranaki Tours’ … Continue reading

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More photos

As I probably won’t have time to write up my blog today, here are today’s photos of our bus tour, the Te Rewarewa bridge, what was originally 55 Gill St and is now a truck stop at Sentry Hill, a … Continue reading

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Lifting its skirts…

29 August 2019 One problem with writing up a daily blog. The time it takes to do it. I don’t even know if I’ll get the chance tomorrow. The 100th anniversary of Taranaki Museum/Puke Ariki finishes at 11.00pm. And I’m … Continue reading

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