I mentioned the other day that I'd had a road trip to Wellington with my daughter and little grandson. Justine is a confident driver and is reasonably familiar with Wellington roads but we were still thankful for the GPS to help us find our way into the inner city. How did we manage before this techno wizard? I know mine gave me a new lease on life when it comes to venturing into new territories.
While there we met up with my other grandson, the 21 year old student. They adore each other these two boys and I just love to see them together.
I'm not a city person but I do like Wellington. We were out and about in the evening when there weren't many people around despite it being just a few days before Christmas.
You know me, always like to see a good church and on our way to dinner we passed the beautiful Sub Marinae Nomine. It was built in 1922 but is now closed for seismic strengthening after a 6.5 magnitude earthquake in July 2013. I might even get back one day to see inside when the work is completed.
And the next morning I actually enjoyed sitting at a bus stop while the young walked several blocks to do some shopping.
Traffic was light, there were just enough people around to give me something to watch. No big city hustle and bustle.
On the way south I'd managed to get a photo of a small herd of Belted Galloways which I thought would get me points with Georgia as last time we discussed favourite cattle they were at the top of her list. Fail. She wasn't at all impressed and informed me ordinary Galloways are much better. Maybe next time I'll do better.