My boots were trashed after all the walking and I badly needed a new pair. It is surprisingly difficult and very expensive to get the walking boots I wanted in New Zealand. Back in Hamilton I had tried to replace them but was unable to and then on the morning I was leaving I woke up with a sudden thought. Helen was coming to New Zealand on holiday it was big ask but could she bring a pair out to me? I fired off a quick email to see what she thought. About a day later I got a text message just saying “I have got your boots”.
Anyone who knows Helen knows what a great person she is and that she is also calm, capable and that she just gets stuff done with a minimum of fuss.
As Madeleine and I walked back into Palmy I got a text message from Helen. By some strange coincidence she was staying on the same street as we were walking along. We had a fantastic evening with Helen and David. It was SO good to see them. I can’t express how grateful I am for all the effort they went to meet me and deliver the boots, which have been great – not a single blister. Thanks Helen you are a super star!
|Helen hands over the boots|
|New & old boots|