Hogmanay at Waipu on New Zealand's North Island
For the first time in six decades I have spent New Year in the Southern Hemisphere. Strange feeling to wake up on December 31 to sunshine and temperatures around 25 degs. C, first footing ‘neath the Southern Cross. Still, it was something I just had to put up with – all in the name of my daughter’s wedding and judging at the Waipu Highland Games on New Zealand’s North Island….