Joanne Black: right as rain

By Joanne Black In Diary

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17th January, 2013
Packing our Toyota Corolla for another family holiday around the South Island should make us worthy of an appearance on Top Gear, if not in The Guinness Book of Records. This summer we once again managed to fit tramping gear for five, along with clothes, books and food, into the car using the sort of precision that last year saw 28 British gymnasts break the record for the number of people squashed into a Mini Hatch. When about a week into the trip I asked my youngest daughter if she’d brought a comb and she replied she had not because it would not fit in the car, it was not much of an exaggeration. As ...

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