Author Archives: Sarah

The Gallery | Yellow

Colour of summer

The colour of summer is blooming in the coastal sand dunes around New Zealand. This hardy, introduced Ice Plant, the Hottentot Fig, blooms along the coastline in startling beauty. Its colour stands defiantly bright, on even the wildest spring days … Continue reading

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New Pets & An Unexpected Meeting | Magic Moments

Cocoa the Cavoodle

‘Where’s puppy gone?’ I asked, having become quickly accustomed to him sitting by my feet and following my every move. No one answered. No one had seen him. It was then I realised how quiet it was – and remembered … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Our week of learning

T-Rex exhibition

Documenting our learning journey; with two children learning from home and one at school. Last week I visited the ‘Tyrannosaurs – Meet the Family‘ exhibition (currently on at Te Papa museum, Wellington, till 8 February 2015) with my four and … Continue reading

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The Photo Gallery – Spectacular Halloween at Disneyland!

Halloween time

spectacular (spekˈtak ula) adjective Beautiful in a dramatic and eye-catching way. Before we left California, we spent a final few days at Disneyland. It was the end of September, but the whole place was bedecked in ‘fall’ colours and pumpkins. … Continue reading

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A stroll to our ‘local’ in Lyall Bay

Days end shadows on Lyall Bay beach

The Spruce Goose, in Lyall Bay is a relatively short stroll from our home. Since returning back in Wellington we’ve had this restaurant, cafe and bar, on our list of ‘must do as soon as possible’! I was lucky to … Continue reading

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