Back in 1984, the Cass Mob ventured forth on their first skiing expedition as part of a driving trip around New Zealand. We’d first been there in 1975 but at a different time of the year, and with no plans to ski. This time we had promised the girls there’d be snow…and plenty of it. … More Sepia Saturday : Skiing the black runs…or not!
One of Mr Cassmob’s employment conditions in Papua New Guinea in the 1970s was first-class (!) return airfares for his family every two years (initially) then every year, from place of employment in PNG to Melbourne, Australia. So if you’ve sometimes wondered which gold mine we’d discovered, you now know why we’ve travelled so much … More Fab Feb Photo Collage Festival: Day 24 Across the Ditch
This photograph from my archives was taken in March 2003 at the Kilmorich Parish kirk in Cairndow, Argyll, Scotland. One of the reasons I took it was because it linked Scotland to New Zealand. Perhaps Alexander’s family don’t yet know of his Argyll ancestry or that the gravestone was erected by him. The words on … More Gravestone Janet McArthur – Kilmorich Churchyard Cairndow, Argyll