Month: June 2013

Street scene with snow, St Bathans, Central Otago - Photograph taken by F M Pyle. Paterson, M, fl 1966 : Photographs, particularly of St Bathans, Central Otago. Ref: 1/2-027137-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://natlib.govt.nz/records/23244252

Snowpocalypse 1863

Right now the South Island is in a state of panic with news of the approaching snow storm.  The Red Cross is on standby, warnings are bombarding the masses from every conceivable angle and supermarkets are running low on bread, milk and romcom DVD box sets as people […]

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D-Day: History Geek hits Omaha Beach

Today is D-Day.  And I don’t mean that in the figurative sense.  Today marks the 69th anniversary of the Allied landings at Normandy on 6th June 1944.  The original non-metaphorical D-Day.  To commemorate this day of days I thought I’d share some of my personal experiences from a […]