So things in Christchurch are a little interesting at the moment. Luckily, although our house was in one of the worst hit areas, it is a solid weather board ex-state house and it took the shaking with only the chimney breaking loose. The chimney took out some of the roof tiles, but on the whole, not a bad result, considering the next street over is full of porter loos and the roads are so damaged our property manager couldn’t get to the house the day of the quake.
A remarkable event to occur with so little damage to the human population.
My time in Christchurch recently was far less dramatic. In fact, this sums it up nicely: