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On the hunt for decent takeaways – Staveley Fish Supply & Hamburger Bar

There are two phone numbers I remember from my childhood – my parents number and the number for the Staveley Fish Supply & Hamburger Bar … 342 7468. As a child, this was always our favourite place to get takeaways, the burgers were amazing! Fast forward a few years and the place has changed owners … Continue reading

On the hunt for decent takeaways – Chopsticks – Fendalton, Christchurch

Many years ago we lived in the suburb of Bryndwr and regularly visited Chopsticks a Chinese restaurant specialising in Chinese and Malaysian style food. It was always very popular and arrived just as more traditional ethnic foods were starting to become popular. If you are wondering where it’s located, its in the Fendalton Village Mall on … Continue reading

On the hunt for decent takeaways – Zab Thai – Upper Riccarton

The birthday boy chose Thai for dinner and picked an old favourite, but one we haven’t been to in ages –  Zab Thai at Upper Riccarton, just near St Peter’s Church.  Takeaway only, no dine in here. He picked Chilli and Garlic (mild) & Peanut Sauce both with Tofu (and vegetables).  I placed the order on the phone and … Continue reading

On the hunt for decent takeaways – Coach Corner Takeaways

I feel I’ve been a bit remiss in not doing a review on the traditional kiwi favourite of a Fish’n’Chip shop – these are usually small, family run businesses. Most neighbourhoods have a handful of Fish’n’Chip shops to choose from, and they usually offer more that just fish and chips. Often they have a selection of hamburgers and … Continue reading

HarsH ReaLiTy Challenge – Daily Life in Christchurch, New Zealand

OM from HarsH ReaLiTy challenged bloggers to do a day in the life type blog of our regular every day lives.  The original post is here.  I have been loving the entries and in a small way experiencing other peoples daily lives. Often we post about exotic places we have been but the daily experience of … Continue reading

On the hunt for decent takeaways – Sai Touch of Spice – Coach Corner

Long story short, a trip to the vet during our usual meal time was a good excuse to get takeaways this week.  We had a loyalty card to redeem a free curry at Sai Touch of Spice at Coach Corner, so that sealed the deal.  Their menu is here. We got Aloo Gobi and Vegetable Khadai. … Continue reading

Christchurch Airport – yes, you can get a bus to the city!

Recently Christchurch Airport has undergone some amazing changes.  Its gone from an old, worn airport to a bright, airy and modern one, within the space of a few years.  One thing I feel they have let the community and vistors alike down on is the very poorly sign posted city bus stops. To find the … Continue reading

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