The Milford Chronicles: Chapter Four

This is the last instalment in my account of walking the Milford Track last month. If you’ve just joined me, you may want to read Chapters One – Three before this one. Chapter Four: Day 4: Dumpling Hut to Sandfly Point Breakfast was followed by goodbyes. We were all departing at different times for Sandfly […]

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The Milford Chronicles: Chapter Three

Chapter Three: Day 3:ย Mintaro Hut to Dumpling Hut A cheeky committee of keas woke us early on Day Three. They perched on the outdoor tables, eying us as we emerged to go to the toilet. We had been warned to hang up our boots and take all our belongings inside or these mischievous birds could […]

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The Milford Chronicles: Chapter Two

Chapter Two: Day 2: Clinton Hut to Mintaro Hut If thereโ€™s one thing worse than a snorer, itโ€™s a snorer on the Milford Track. It was the subdued talk of the hut on the morning of Day Two. Some were convinced it was the Israeli. Others swore it was the father and son from Boston. […]

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The Milford Chronicles: Chapter One

I walked the world-famous Milford Track last week. It was one of the best adventures I have ever had. Maybe it was because the last year has been one of tremendous personal upheaval, and this trip felt like a significant “marker” on a difficult emotional journey. You’ll be pleased (I hope) to know that every […]

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Dip. Edit. goes bush

I have finished my year-long Proofreading and Editing Course and I am now (as long as I didn’t bum out in my final assignment) actually qualified to point out grammatical and spelling mistakes to people. Oh, and fix them. And now the hard work begins, because it’s all very well having a pretty certificate up […]

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