Janet Abbott spoke at the Christchurch Art Gallery last weekend about the baches at Taylors Mistake and surrounding bays. I was transported back to a time when life was simple, and fish were plentiful. Janet's family bach 'Rosy Morn' is a sweet little dwelling we often lunch beside during our walks. Here are some of her stories I most enjoyed. Early settlers were attracted to this area because of the abundance of fish and rabbits. Hobson's Bach was build in 1879 by John H
On our walk last week we stumbled upon this quaint little cabin, perched all alone on the hill top. Sitting pretty on it's timber platform, freshly painted with chocolate brown trims and white railings, and a little stairway leading up to a roof-top platform. Who has put this little building here and why?! It turns out to be a slice of NZ history worth knowing about.
The Cabin, or 'Bill's Cabin', was originally build in Norwich, England for the British Antarctic Expedition