Waitangi Day falls on 6 February every year in New Zealand. It’s a public holiday and fell on a Wednesday this year, making for a lovely mid-week break from weekly routines, and a nice chance to reconnect as a family after a busy start to the new school year. We drove up the beautiful Kapiti […]
The mouths of babes can be very insistent and, after several weeks of asking, my two year old’s wish came true. It was a spur of the moment visit. The stars had aligned to make it all possible – sunshine, no school pick-ups, or rush to be back at any set time, my two year […]
Obviously food, clean water and shelter (which I’m extremely grateful for every day) are the essentials that I can’t live without – and my heart frequently aches for the millions of people around the world that are struggling to survive without the basics. But, beyond those essentials, is LOVE. The love of my family is […]
The past couple of week’s have been marred by lingering colds and days off school and Kindi. However the girls haven’t been so ill that they’ve lolled around at home all day, so they’ve still needed a run out in the fresh air by mid-afternoon. Thankfully, fine spring weather has given us plenty to smile […]
Autumn is here and we’ve been trying to catch rainbows and visiting animals.
It didn’t hurt much, thanks to furious chewing on everything I could get my little hands on and yummy rusks..