Exploring the new Matairangi Nature Trail, Wellington

I first stumbled across the enticing play areas of the Matairangi Nature Trail, along the ridge line of Mt Victoria, on one of my long runs. I couldn’t wait to grab an opportunity to bring my two youngest children to explore, climb and play. I’ve always loved walking and running the town belt trails of […]

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The Photo Gallery | One Word – Metamorphosis

‘One Word’ is this week’s theme over on ‘The Photo Gallery‘ at Sticky Fingers blog and I’m going with ‘Metamorphosis’, after a magical visit to the recently opened ‘Butterflies Alive!’ exhibit at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. I visited on with my youngest daughter, age four. She entered the magical world of the […]

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Things I’m Loving: Nature abound

It has been a week of celebrating the beauty of nature. ♥ Loved learning of New Zealand’s native trees and the amazing variety of different trees the world over. ♥ Loved identifying different tree species in our garden at home and in Wellington’s Botanical Garden with Sophie and Alice. Sophie worked so enthusiastically and wrote […]

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Eels!

Cripes! So many eels hungry for a feed on Saturday ‘avo in the country. We stopped by the Saddleback Cafe at the Country Club Riding Academy to finalise details for Sophie’s 4th Birthday party celebrations and spent a good half hour baiting sticks and feeding the eels. It was a glorious day of sunshine, after […]

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