Sisters together

A long weekend gave us time to be together as a family – even if, at times, my mind wasn’t all ‘together’ with it! In my mind there are always people floating around – physically distant from me, but close in my thoughts, that I wish to be together with – for a moment in [...]

Another sun filled day at Lyall Bay, Wellington, endless summer of 2013

These past hot months, of the most incredible summer New Zealand has seen in decades, has been intensely wonderful. We’ve enjoyed endless evenings of playing out till dark, and days with windows flung open to let air fill the house. We’ve not had to layer up in months, our skin has been free to breath, [...]

School run

It’s too hot for many words (and too hot for clothes!), so here’s a few captures from my day… The most beautiful school run, along Wellington’s south coast. With hubbie away, I’m on duty, leaving the house before 8am to make it to school on time for 8.20am. My non-schooling daughters joining their big schooling [...]

The Gallery | Sky

Wellington from Brooklyn wind turbine

Wellington is the home of ‘Big Weather’. The sky scape changes rapidly. It is often four seasons in one day. The clouds can race so fast that they make you feel dizzy (especially if you happen to stand under a city high-rise and look up!). From high vantage points over the hilly harbour city… and [...]

My camera and green chalked streak of hair!

I love taking photographs and joining in with ‘Photo A Day June‘, with a different theme every day, adds a little spin to my domestic, home-schooling, mothering duties. I normally snap the pics on my phone camera (which isn’t great – a little grainy and difficult to focus at times), but when I have the [...]

Photo A Day MAY | Skyline -Wellington, New Zealand

After one of the warmest April’s on record in New Zealand, May has started with a taste of the winter season yet to unfold. Blustery winds and horizontal rain battered Wellington.  But, the sun kept shining through the dramatic, fast moving, cloudscape to reveal rainbows of light on the hilly topography that surrounds Wellington. After [...]

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