Author Archives: BritMumInNZ

Singapore calling!

Chinatown Singapore, next to the financial district

It’s been over ten years since I last visited Singapore, in 2005. That visit was accompanying my hubby on business, with our first born daughter (at 19 months of age). I’d also travelled before children, back in 2002 (which was an … Continue reading

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Mini creations

Alice drawing at the museum of Te Papa, Wellington

Last Thursday I picked up my youngest daughter from school and we headed straight to the museum – Te Papa – in Wellington. The museum is open late on a Thursday night and she’d been asking to go for a … Continue reading

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Magic Moments – spent celebrating our daughter turn 12!


There’s nothing like a Birthday, particularly one of your child, to make you aware of how time flies (and seems to keep speeding up the older they get!). Our oldest daughter turned 12 today and she’s had the most fun … Continue reading

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Mid-year school reports & mini-creations

OREO Truffles by Sophie

It’s been a busy week in the household with the mid-year reports arriving home and parent-teacher interviews to coordinate for all three girls. Thankfully the reports have left us with no concerns and we’re really delighted at how our older … Continue reading

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A mid-winter affair in Martinborough

Martinborough Mid-Winter Affair

The rain wasn’t going to stop us getting to Martinborough’s Mid-Winter Affair. We set off at midday on Saturday, picking up our friend Cyndi (aka ‘Latte Junkie‘) on the way. Traveling over the Rimutaka Hill the children in the back-seat … Continue reading

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Winter fun on Wellington’s south coast

Worser Bay, Wellington, bathed in winter sunshine.

The past couple of weekends have given us some calm, sunshine weather to get out and enjoy the outdoors, despite it being the onset of winter here in New Zealand. We live near the south coast of Wellington and since … Continue reading

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