What a blast we had this afternoon! The girls watched the two hour performance with eyes wide and mouths open in absolute wonder and disbelief. They have never seen anything like what they experienced today. We weren’t sure how they’d take it and we’d set our expectations at probably not seeing the whole performance; but […]
Having a blast – long may the summer roll!
It’s been a crazy few days of sunshine. We had a blast at ‘The Teddy Bear’s Picnic’ in the Botanical Gardens on Sunday (got some great video-clips, but no time to string it together tonight!). Charlotte loved singing along to the music and Sophie enjoyed wandering around the rose garden and riding on the ‘rocket’! […]
Summer in the City: Wellington’s full of surprises!
From November, Wellington revs up for a multitude of events: from small-scale festivals in the various suburbs to grander events in the city centre and surrounds; with the likes of the Meridian Energy Summer City and the New Zealand International Arts Festival. These continue well into March and there’s never enough time to attend all […]
Did you feel the magic?
The division between the spiritual and material worlds softened this evening and the magic was powerful over Capital E; in Wellington’s Civic Square. There was a strong sense that King Arthur was amongst us as we journeyed into the medieval castle. It was with trepidation that we ventured into the Medieval Horror Hall and it […]
Pacific Festival Rocks Te Papa
Te Papa had been transformed this Labour weekend; into a bright beacon of colour and music from the Pacific. We approached the entrance and gasped at the colourful ribbon, stars and banners hanging from the main foyer. Charlotte laughed hysterically at this ‘full’ head of afro hair saying, ‘He’s wearing a microphone on his head!’: […]
Whilst Grandma kindly looked after Sophie, Mummy and Daddy took me out for some evening fun in the gardens
Celebrating the Festival of Lights
This weekend was a Bank Holiday Weekend and Mummy and Daddy took me to celebrate the Indian Festival called Diwali – The Festival of Lights.