• Jim Kayes' blog: Set up for a fall

    27 days ago - By NZ Life & Leisure

    Jim, surrounded by pranksters, takes a fall. It was a text message that blew us away. “Worst 10 days of my life,” our eldest sent after coming ashore from her highly anticipated voyage with Spirit of Adventure. We were devastated. Our daughter had taken the trip after winning a scholarship that paid half the cost. The rest was paid by her, our surf club's trust fund and us, her parents. She'd been so excited, and we had used her absence to book a holiday in Samoa with our youngest daughter left in Auckland with my sister. It was the perfect plan for an adult break, but as we sat over...
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