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Heritage Celebrations with a Twist Part II

You'll recall from Part 1 of this tale that I made mention of me organising the Historical Fashion Show that was part of the Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations. For so long it was something that was so far away but, all of a sudden, I not only found myself at the Heritage Celebrations but awakening… Continue reading Heritage Celebrations with a Twist Part II

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From 2017 to Victorian Oamaru Part IV

Sunday I got up early on Sunday morning, hoping that I'd left myself enough time to get ready for breakfast out at Portside restaurant. Part of me did wish that I could have slept in a little longer but, being the last day of the Heritage Celebrations, I wanted to make the absolute most of… Continue reading From 2017 to Victorian Oamaru Part IV

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From 2017 to Victorian Oamaru Part III

Saturday Despite falling into bed so late I still woke up reasonably early which was quite a surprise to me. I had expected to sleep a lot later and Saturday was the only morning where it wouldn't matter quite how late I did sleep. Even so, after a couple of failed snoozing attempts, I dragged… Continue reading From 2017 to Victorian Oamaru Part III

Events · Victorian

From 2017 to Victorian Oamaru Part II

Friday I woke on Friday, full of excitement for a very full day of Victorian and Oamaruvian goodness. Still quite used to waking early for work, despite my week's worth of holiday, I got up and after a shower, it was time to get ready. Thankfully, despite taking a little longer than I had hoped,… Continue reading From 2017 to Victorian Oamaru Part II

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From 2017 to Victorian Oamaru, Part I

Thursday The day started off smoothly, starting at my parents' house, and leaving ahead of schedule to make it to Palmerston for my bus on to Oamaru. We even had enough time to pop out to Shag Point to look at the seals before having lunch back in Palmerston. I kept checking the time, counting… Continue reading From 2017 to Victorian Oamaru, Part I