Monday, March 19, 2012

Bunny Love

Just in case you didn't know,
I love bunnies :)
They are soooo cute -
and it's nearly bunnie time of the year too.
(funnily enough,
it's nearly chocolate time too,
chocolate marshmallow
 easter eggs
- bunnies and chocolate -
does it get any better :)

So I've had bunnies on the brain
these last couple of days.
Thought I would have a wee play ...
with bunnies...
of course.
And who does the best bunnies?
Barb does :)
Made a teensy wee bunnie bag yesterday...

... and today I made a bunnie in a frame...

I'm pretty sure
that I'll be making another bunnie thingie
tomorrow -
they are such fun,
and I think I need to make one in blue :)

I've just come home from the best road trip :)
We drove to Rotorua,
and back,
with three days 
in the Whakarewarewa forest in between.
Such a beautiful part of the country...

In all honesty,
it was a bit of a mission getting there -
leaving home on Wednesday afternoon,
arriving in Picton in the wee small hours of the morning,
and catching three hours of sleep
on the wharf
before driving onto the ferry.
What is wrong with the youth of today ...
no staying power :)
And what do you mean,
chocolate chip cookies can be eaten any time of the
day or night!

Off the other side of the ditch,
and onwards and upwards
to Rotorua.
Pulled into our ''camp''
later that afternoon,
and that's about when my staying power left me.
My goodness me,
it's a hell of a long way
and the thought crossed my mind,
just briefly,
that in a few days time
I had to turn round
and do it all again
in reverse!!!

Mostly our time was spent doing this ...

... the Oceania Champs.
He did good :)
I managed to find three hours
on Friday afternoon
to sightsee!
Did a ''express'' tour of the town.
The museum - stunning ..

...and found this gorgeous little cottage
just nearby...

And then, all too soon,
we had to come home again.
Another ferry crossing,
this one late at night,
followed by a midnight drive down the South Island.
Staying power left me in Kaikoura:)
Found a place to park,
closed my eyes,
and again tried to sleep in a semi vertical position.
Almost impossible!!
(not helped, though, by the fact
that I had parked about 20 metres away
for the railway line!!!)
Arrived back in Dunners, later that day,
all 2600 kms later!!
Such a neat adventure,
can't wait to do it all again,
'cos there's nothing quite like
a road trip :)
I need to go back to the north of the country,
there is so much to see,
and it's truly beautiful.

See you later