Jenny Abrahamson worked at the University of Canterbury library for over 20 years. After graduating from the University of Canterbury, she worked as a scientist at the DSIR for 7 years, before spending time at home raising 3 children. This is her first book. Jenny Abrahamson has been visiting Castle Hill basin all her life, staying at Enys, a typical home-built New Zealand bach on the original site of the Enys brothers' Trelissick home. John O'Malley (FNZIPP) has been a professional photographer for the last seven years. He was one of the photographers for On a Saturday Night: Community Halls of Small town New Zealand (CUP). His main awards are The Kodak International Salon/George Eastman Medal in 1993 (he is the only New Zealander to have won this award) and various NZIPP Iris Awards in all categories. He has a holiday home at Castle Hill.