The Spruce Goose, in Lyall Bay is a relatively short stroll from our home. Since returning back in Wellington we’ve had this restaurant, cafe and bar, on our list of ‘must do as soon as possible’! I was lucky to have a lunch date with a wonderful friend (who writes wonderful poetry, amongst other things, […]
As much as I’ve missed the man of the house this week, it’s been a good week and shown me how capable I can be on my own with my three daughters. I’ve had it easy in a way though – only one child to get to school, for only three days this week – […]
This poem talks of the importance of remembering the way a couple, in the early stages of a relationship connect – and how, as the years roll by, on the roller-coaster of life, it is becomes ever more important to hold on tight and not forget that connectedness. ____________________________________ Linking up with…
As much as I adore my children, it’s really hard for my husband and I to have any time together. We’re here in beautiful Queenstown on holiday, but with me sharing a bed with Alice (Miss 3), Dan sharing a room with Sophie (Miss 7) – who doesn’t like to sleep without an adult and […]
There’s nothing like an approaching wedding anniversary on the calendar to stir up romance, memories and reflection in the marital home. Thirteen years of marriage we will celebrate next week and nearly twenty years of knowing one another. The traditional ‘gift’ for thirteen years is ‘lace’, which is perfect timing for the stage we’re at […]
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Dan and I enjoyed a very rare and impromptu dinner out together this evening. Our friend Frances gifted us some ‘time’ for a Christmas present and our big girls decided tonight was ‘the night’! They excitedly packed their bags, favourite books, teddy and duvet for a sleep-over at Frances house! Alice was too little to […]