Tag Archives: family

Swingingly well again & we’ve been out enjoying countryside & beach.


Everyone is well in the family again and all the girls have been back at school for a good week and a half. It was brilliant to get some sunshine this weekend to really keep those feel good vibes swinging! We … Continue reading

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The Photo Gallery | Colour – on my Birthday


There has been colour from afar, by way of gifts and cards, and colour near to me, by way of nature, food and art. There has been colour in my children’s creations and in the candles, lit to warm the … Continue reading

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Outdoor loves from Martinborough

There's another olive tree! I must climb it!

Last weekend was spent with friends, in the beautiful countryside of the Wairarapa, at our Martinborough home. The weekend was full of special moments in the sun, made all the better for having good friends to share it with. Our three daughters … Continue reading

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Celebrating sisters, over coming anxiety & starting a new school year…

Sunset over Lyall Bay

Our 11 year old daughter has been awesome in supporting her 9 year old sister settling into a new school this week. Friends, family and regular readers will know that our 9 year old daughter has been homeschooled these past … Continue reading

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Summer holiday loves, at home in Wellington

Dan kayaking Island Bay

This is such a magic summer we’re having back in Wellington, New Zealand. Having hubby not working has made the school holidays all the more special (and less stressful!) too. We have just over a week left before our two … Continue reading

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The Photo Gallery | Me

Breaker Bay, Wellington

The ‘Me’ I am today, in 2015, as a forty year old parent to three daughters, is a very different ‘Me’ to who I was eleven year’s ago, before I became a parent. I wouldn’t have hesitated to head out the … Continue reading

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