A short list of things I’ve learnt this week

2 Jan
  1. New Zealand has a LOT of tractor shops.
  2. Cotton wool soaked in vaseline makes a good firelighter.  As do rubber inner tubes.  This information is useful incase you’re lost in the bush.
  3. Kiwi birds can run faster than humans.
  4. I do not like having no internet access one little bit.
  5. The adult glow worm is a gnat with no mouth.  This means it can only live for a few days.
  6. The sun in New Zealand is extraordinarily strong.  You need to wear suncream AND a hat at all times.
  7. The bonus track on the High School Musical 2 soundtrack is a song about Hawaii’s national fish.  Really.
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4 Responses to “A short list of things I’ve learnt this week”

  1. Mummy Bear 02/01/2011 at 8:45 am #

    Well I never! You learn something new everyday…glad to hear your adventure s teaching you a thing or two! Stay safe x

  2. muddynosugar 02/01/2011 at 10:59 am #

    All important facts but the most special is the HSM on obviously ; )

  3. TheMadHouse 02/01/2011 at 4:43 pm #

    I gnat with no mouth – well I never! That big baby is giving me nightmares!

  4. KidsTravel2 02/01/2011 at 8:21 pm #

    OH and I been enjoying reading your blog – fuelling our desire to get the kids and go go go!

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