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It’s raining in Taranaki…

Ellie and the prestigious Mt. Taranaki.
Ellie and the prestigious Mt. Taranaki.

For the first time since arriving in Taranaki it’s begun to really rain. The odd day is fine of course, but this is a continuous downpour that tends to counter my enthusiasm for a run or ride. Not to say I haven’t tried; I rode with a friend of mine recently, Adam, and it hammered it down for about half of the ride and broke my phone. I thought I’d rather get wet than wear a coat seeing as I was wearing Lyra cycling gear that doesn’t really retain the moisture and dries quick time, but that strategy failed to accommodate the more sensitive needs of my late mobile. Continue reading It’s raining in Taranaki…