We set off at midday to go to Max’s having walked down and up Bluff Hill a few times. Here’s Noel and David in their new hats. In the first picture David’s hat is in the process of being blown off his head so in the second picture it’s NOT GOING ANYWHERE!! 🙂

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We picked up Max and drove to the Marine Parade. Pauline’s group were going to be near the Tom Parker fountain.

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Having located Pauline and her friends we wandered off to look at people and bought some wine to get us through the exercise. David, Max and Noel.

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While walking we bumped into Pauline’s sister-in-law Heather and her daughter and son-in-law. We’d bumped into Heather the previous evening. Starting to feel like locals…!

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Hispano Suiza J12, 1931 and owned by the Shah of Iran.

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1954 Jaguar XK.

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Noel and David working out if it will fit in the garage.

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Cambridge University Boat Club!

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Penny Farthing.

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I see no ships.

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‘Our’ group. They had arrived at 5am to pitch their tent!

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Very fetching!

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Gillian and Noel.

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Noel and Max, who is definitely not impressed with the parasol! 🙂

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Noel, David and Max discussing how to get some Duty Free…

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Walkies!

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David thought Noel looked so fetching with the parasol that he wanted a go.

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Gillian, Pauline and Max.

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Max now talking to Noel as he’s ditched the parasol. 🙂

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This first picture made me laugh. Then the second explains it!

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This man had quite a dejected air – didn’t want to be seen carrying the parasol. 🙂

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Our tent again.

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Pauline and Noel.

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As we left we came across these ladies in the fountain.

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Marine Parade.

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After we left we drove David to Te Mata Peak to look at the view. It was a beautiful day to do that.

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Craggy Range winery in the background.

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Looking towards Napier.

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Craggy Range winery.

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Napier in the background.

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The Three Amigos aka David, Max and Noel!

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Craggy Range winery.

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After that we went to Max’s for a very successful and fun dinner and then Noel, David and I went to The Thirsty Whale for a couple of drinks.

Another very good day!

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