As we approach the end of a year, like many of us, I’m taking a few moments to look back … More
I have always been fascinated by albatrosses. With their size, ability to fly long distances and their sometimes comical take-offs … More
As I sat down to map out blog posts on our recent holiday, I struggled to think how to structure them and what to do in what order. It has taken a bit of work but I have decided to do three more posts after today: one on the Royal Albatross Centre, one on ‘things to do indoors’ and one on street art. Hope you will come along for the journey.
We are just back today from a short trip down to Dunedin, the ‘Edinburgh of the South’ and the second … More
Normally at this time of year I look back at small pleasures of the year, but somehow it doesn’t seem … More
A combination of the Labour Day weekend and a new member of the family to meet (see Monday’s post), saw us pack our bags and head on south to Christchurch
An almost Wordless Wednesday post..covering our brief stay up in The Coromandel this week. From Wellington, it took us 9 … More
For part two of my personal highlights of 2019, I’m going to turn to tastes and travels. Whereas travels are … More
It’s the busiest time of year for me at work, and so it is important for me to think of … More
Here in the Southern Hemisphere we are transitioning from winter to spring. None of that ‘going back to school’ or end of summer here, but a joy that the days are getting longer and a sense that it is time to make plans.