Flash Floods, a Tornado and Kauri Virus Hit Waitakere Regional Park

May 6, 2018

Piha Paradise and the Tornado

April 30, 2018

Mother nature is complaining in Piha, the surfers’ paradise on Auckland’s wild west coast. * Strong winds have turned into tornadoes of 120 to 150 […]

The Charms and Challenges of Aran Island

November 21, 2017

Visiting Aran Island on the last day of two weeks in Ireland proved a brilliant idea. Farewell, Ireland. Visiting you was the highlight of my […]

The Kerry Bog Village and Ancient Puck Fair in Ireland

November 2, 2017

The highly celebrated Irish Bog Village, is located on the Ring of Kerry between Killorglin and Glenbeigh on the N70 road. The only village of […]

See the Sun go Down on Galway Bay

October 22, 2017

The words, “If you ever go across the sea to Ireland” … instantly make one think of Galway, the port city on the Irish west […]

Amazing Celtic Crosses in Kells of Ireland

October 15, 2017

An amazing group of Celtic crosses on the monastery grounds of Kells is worth seeing, almost 60 km north of Dublin in Ireland. This is […]

Wild is Beautiful in Ireland’s Ring of Kerry

October 8, 2017

Wild is beautiful when travelling Ireland’s Ring of Kerry. The Atlantic coastline, mountains, lakes, rivers and occasional farm animals on the rock strewn land adds […]

Radio Rhema Conservation Week Interview

October 3, 2017

Being interviewed by Andrew Urquart for Radio Rhema was a delightful experience. As a boy he had raised a baby boy kereru which had fallen […]

Exploring Kells – its Round Tower and Secret Tunnel

October 2, 2017

A Viking invasion in 554 AD caused the Iona Island’s Columbun monks to flee to the safe-haven of Kells, in the Boyne Valley, County Meath, […]

Gorgeous Blarney Gardens

September 23, 2017

Exploring the Blarney castle gardens was lovely and relaxing after kissing the Blarney Stone.