Rolleston morning air was still and when we
finally ventured outside, we found frost was
on the grass! The wind soon picked up and we had to pack up in a very
strong southerly wind, so strong it threatened to snap the fold down
awning off the mountings.
was an uneventful drive towards
until I pulled off the road on the way up a range to allow the dogs a
break. While turning the caravan I caught the rear passenger side
stabilizer in the dirt. It must have dug in because of the different
ground levels. As I turned I heard a scraping noise and after checking
found I now had a stabilizer leg that was bent at a right angle to
where it should have been. Still perfectly in it’s retracted position.
I looked at it but decided to cure it at a later date as it was made
of very strong steel and needed “extra” attention that only a lump
hammer could provide, which was too well packed away to get at right
stop was for bread and some bits and pieces in
I hadn’t realized until we arrived that it was Saturday and only a few
shops were open. Still, for a small country town, I was amazed to see
how many were still open, as it was after midday.
Leaving town we were now on the
The highlight of
is the view on the outskirts of town of
supposedly of Mary and child. My imagination doesn’t run to such
things but I find it a very photographic natural occurrence and each
time I travel past it I take more pictures.