Things I’m Loving: Winter colours, fun with my girls & celebrating!

Loving the colours of the winter sun reflecting on the waves rolling in at Lyall Bay on Wednesday evening… And this photograph, my oldest daughter – Charlotte – took, of a plane circling into land at Wellington airport. I love the billowing clouds tinged with the pink and purple colours of the setting sun. Love […]

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Things I’m Loving & Rounding Up Photo a Day MAY 23 – 31

LOVE the surprise of a huge pile of sand on the beach (that appeared literally over night down at Lyall Bay). Photo a Day MAY | 25th | UNUSUAL LOVE seeing Charlotte and Sophie team up and learn to play a few tunes together on their recorders (which were a Christmas present, at least two […]

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Notes from our Home School Journal, 25 May, 2012

We’ve had a really industrious week. A little planning on Sunday really helped everything flow this week (and the great weather has definitely helped with a positive outlook!). But though I planned ideas for different learning areas – I kept entirely flexible – gauging where there was interest and pursing only when I saw that […]

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Learning, rock pooling & something ‘PINK’!

This morning we were greeted to sunshine, blue sky and no wind – late autumnal weather of the finest kind. After an hour of on-line work (Sophie has been checking out K12 online school and doing some free trail lessons), we closed off the electronics and headed out the front door for some fresh air […]

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Photo A Day MAY | Something I can’t live without

Obviously food, clean water and shelter (which I’m extremely grateful for every day) are the essentials that I can’t live without – and my heart frequently aches for the millions of people around the world that are struggling to survive without the basics. But, beyond those essentials, is LOVE. The love of my family is […]

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