The blossom is out, lots of tui birds are flying around, the sun has been on show for a few days, its getting warmer and the scent in the air is diffrent…spring is on its way!
Friday: Up Koru, Sally Alley, Missing Link and Aratihi then down Ridgeline, Ridgeline Extension, SWIGG and Starfish. Up Makara Road to Skyline Trail, along to Johnstone’s Hill then down Karori Cemetery Link= 4 hours
Last night: Up Sally Alley, to Skills Area then down Livewires and Lzy Fern Connector. Up Koru, Sally Alley to 4WD track to summit then down North Face, JFK, Smokin, Ridgeline Extension, SWIGG and Starfish= 2 hours.
Getting my fitness up and the new bike is still brilliant!
‘My hero’by the Foo Fighters is an iconic song that i love. Here is Paramore peforming it at Camp Arifjan in Kuwit last year. Pretty good effort.
Despite the upheavals in their band, Paramore are still cranking out some great new songs including this track ‘Monster’.
Thanks to my esteemed friend Meels for introducing me to Blake Stratton.
A rare talent indeed and Track 4 is the best version of this song i have ever heard.
Not only was it a tough match but it was played in a great spirit. Adam Kleeberger, the Canadian open side flanker deservedly won of the match, due to his amazing work rate, high tackle count and strong ball carrying. It was as if there were 4 of him on the pitch!
To be honest, they could have given him the award due to his amazing beard, which made him look like a human lion!
Yesterday the sky went black, the temperature dropped from 12c to 4c in a matter of minutes and Wellington got battered by a hail storm the like of which i have never seen. The whole ground was completely covered in it and it looked like we had snow.
More than 500 lightning strikes hit Wellington as hail pelted the capital and the storm that rolled in from the south about 1pm, cut power to hundreds of Wellington homes and made streets impassable in Wadestown.
In just two hours 581 lightning strikes – mostly around Wellington and the Cook Strait – were recorded.
Pretty awesome stuff though!