Near the Bowl of Brooklands is New Plymouth's sister city (Kunming) Spring Winds Pavilion. How to do justice to all those fiddly bits? At least we didn't have to build it.
The Urenui Mud Café, a worthy stop just north of New Plymouth. Farm shed interior look
The Brooklands Zoo, Liquorice the llama, a very sad donkey, an Aussie olga, several stumpy kune kune pigs and something I didn't expect, a cartoon chook somehow sheepishly crept into the sketch.
A day at the races, including an entertaining Jack Russell race
Three race fans, tattooists quenching their thirsts, came over afterwards to i-phone snap our attempts of their likenesses.