Otago, Queenstown, Wanaka & Southern Lakes

Spring visit to Wanaka and Queenstown 2020

A spring holiday in Wanaka and Queenstown’s outdoor playgrounds!

September 2018

September snow fun, sightseeing and art in Queenstown

January 2018

Enjoying Wanaka in the summer

Day Trip: Wanaka to the Blue Pools in Mount Aspiring National Park

Lake Tekapo to Wanaka via the Lindis Pass and Wanaka Lavender Farm


Wanaka is so easy to love! 10 Things we did and loved in Wanaka.

Snow Adventures – from the North Island to Wanaka in the South Island

April & May, 2013

Luge riding in Queenstown

Expressions from an Autumn Holiday in Queenstown – a photographic journal

Puzzling World, on the shores of Lake Wanaka

The Leaf, a poem with photographs from Autumn in Queenstown

Chasing Gold – Kawarau Gorge Mining Centre

Scenery to take your breath away – waking up looking over Queenstown

The Breathing Lake, a poem inspired by Lake Wakatipu

Shotover Jet

He’s here, but so are the children – trying to find couple time on a full on family holiday, with some lovely photographs of hubby and our children.

Autumn Wardrobe in Queenstown

Seeing in my 39th Birthday riding the Gondola in Queenstown

Flying into Queenstown

March, 2005

Wildlife Spotting on the Otago Peninsula – Albatross, Yellow-eyed penguins, fur seals, little blue penguins…

January, 2004

Mummy, Daddy and I flew down to Queenstown – a post from young Charlotte’s eyes, at 7 month’s old.

Blast from the past… memories:

White water rafting – in Queenstown and other locations

Extreme sports start early in New Zealand – our little girls get a fix on ‘Vertical Bungy’ in Wellington, whist we reflect on memories of bungy jumping in Queenstown in the 1990s.