We’ve all enjoyed some amazing learning experiences this week (as well as watching the last week of the Winter Olympics!). Here’s some snapshots from our two home educated learners and our school going daughter… Science I enjoyed an amazing experience at Victoria University’s science labs this week, with my 12 year old daughter. We went to […]
maranui surf cafe
Three day weekend – Thank you Ma’am!
A long weekend, thanks to the official Queen’s Birthday, was just what we needed. Colds, coughs and snuffles have us at their mercy. Welcome to winter! Poor Alice is so full of gunk that lying down to sleep isn’t a comfortable option. Dan and I have been a tag team with midnight buggy pushing, starlit […]
A Jewel in the Crown: Queen Sally’s Diamond Deli
Lyall Bay hasn’t been quite the same since the devastating fire at the Maranui Cafe and surf life-saving club (reopening in 2010). Thankfully Havana coffee, wholesome food, jams and quality ice-cream is back in the bay with Queen Sally’s Diamond Deli, owned by the Maranui crew. The side-walk deli on Queen’s Drive, with European style […]
Spring cleaning vibes are in the air
It’s been a week of sunshine and warm, winter temperatures of 15 to 18 degrees. Whilst Sophie has been at afternoon Kindi I’ve been busy tackling a list of jobs that I need to do in the house and garden. It’s great having a little extra time. With spring just over a month away, and […]