Fixing and fishing

Whilst at Waharau we took the opportunity to fix a couple of things, one being my armchair. This proved to be a bit more difficult that first thought however, lo and behold, the base of Roy’s chair decided to give up the ghost at the same time. To repair the two chairs required taking the base off one chair and fixing it to the top of the other chair with the remaining bits only fit for the rubbish pile. It also required some heavy duty equipment including an angle grinder. Luckily between Pat, Jim and Roy, they had the required bits and pieces.

20140407-134959.jpg Pat and Roy

The crux of it all, is that we now have just one chair, but luckily I have a replacement on its way as Mum had one identical, I put my hand up for it and it is in Tauranga and will picked up later this week.

The Tainui camp at Waharau was booked out for the weekend so we headed off down the road to the Kaiaua Boat Club where they have a very nice parking area alongside the boat launching ramp.

20140407-135810.jpg Pat & Sue (L), Roy & Bernice, Jim and Judy (R)

Before leaving Waharau, the fellows had put out a net just along the beach from the camp and had managed to net a small flounder, some snapper and porai as well as a good bucket load of mussels. Lunch was a delicious large pot of mussels cooked in a simple white wine, coriander, garlic and onion broth accompanied by some lovely homemade bread. They would have to be the juiciest, sweetest, most tender mussels I have had in a very long time. Dinner was all the fish simply cooked, served with a salad of avocado, orange and tomatoes;



2 Responses to “Fixing and fishing”

  1. michael and bernadette Says:

    you guy are havin a great time we in akaroa and its raining so enjoy it while you have it.
    Cheers Mike and Bernadette

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