Things I’m Loving – this last OFFICIAL week of Summer (but I’m giving it 3 more weeks!)

So much to love this week – but then the sunshine and continued light evenings make it very easy! Loved seeing young Alice write the first letter of her name in the sand at beautiful Lyall Bay… Sophie had a fabulous play at the beach with Alice too. I love Sophie’s enthusiasm for the water […]

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Sharing a final fix of New Zealand’s flora & fauna in Wellington

After six wonderful weeks together, my parents flew home to the UK on Tuesday evening. Their visit was particularly poignant, as it might be our last time together – or at least for a long time – in beautiful New Zealand. The man of the house started a new job mid-way through last year and, […]

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A Poem of a Special Father’s Day in New Zealand | Lyrical Sunday

This Father’s Day, there were hand-written cards – Decorated with stickers, stamps and pictures. Breakfast in bed, made without help from Mumma – Freshly baked heart biscuits & waitress service. Three daughters sat on their Daddy’s bed – Watching him open their carefully wrapped presents; An Avengers film and funny boxers – Candy planes and […]

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