We went out for a farewell dinner at Thai house, Ponsonby. The food was yummy. I brought along a bottle of Bandit (a red wine i got from Ascension Winery, Matakana). It was divine.
After dinner we took a short detour to Western Park on Ponsonby road. Every year, the local Telco Telecom sets up a giant Xmas tree at the park. This year, the xmas tree is as big as ever and there is a stage at the bottom of the tree with giant bean bags for people to sit. Viewing the brightly lid xmas tree from afar was nice, but admiring the view from underneath the tree while snuggling into a giant bean bag was something else. We stayed for a little while and had to leave because it was a bit chilly and none of us was adequately dressed for the weather.
The photo above was shot while i sat under the tree. Very cool view.
There were phone booths around the giant xmas tree. Here's Heinrich in one of them. Goodbye Heinrich. We will miss you.