Fri 25 Dec 2009 01:30
We wish you a
A beautiful sunny Christmas Day in Gisborne last night's sun set over the bay was stunning.  Gisborne claims to be the first city to see the sun, being close to the date line.  However we know that the date line has been drawn eastward to go around The Kingdom of Tonga so they claim to be 'where time starts' too.
Alyson went out to practice the surf skills learned in Ohope
Met Moko the local friendly dolphin who mistook A's foot strap for the strap on the boogie board he was playing with long enough to get a closer look. 
Guess all at home are more likely to be sledging, hope it as much fun anyway.
Christmas continues with a clear out of the boxes in the van...... using some of the food brought all the way from Panama for our Christmas dinner... last tin of turkey hits the big time.