‘Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me!‘ Eric Carle you’ve given my little girl the thought that she can play with the moon. She stared at the moon, saying, ‘Hello Moon!’ and then turned to me and said, ‘Fetch a ladder Mummy!’. But, as mole discovers in ‘Bringing Down the Moon‘, some things are not […]
Another disturbed night of sleep with Alice (blame the super moon, molars, growth spurt, developmental surge, too late an afternoon nap… take your pick!). Lack of sleep made the thought of ‘fun’ hard this morning (and I forgot about taking a photo). I was invited to Charlotte’s school for ‘Mothers to School Day’ – 8.30am […]
The ‘super moon’ has been tossing up some amazing swells in Lyall Bay, Wellington, this week. The temperature of the water, even in summer, takes a little getting used to, so right now – as the Antarctic starts to send us the off shoot of its big freeze – it takes some serious stamina, heavy […]
After one of the warmest April’s on record in New Zealand, May has started with a taste of the winter season yet to unfold. Blustery winds and horizontal rain battered Wellington. But, the sun kept shining through the dramatic, fast moving, cloudscape to reveal rainbows of light on the hilly topography that surrounds Wellington. After […]
Our first ‘garage sale’ has been and gone, with lots of preparation and sorting out – but only a few customers (we only told friends). Nevertheless, it was an amusing exercise for Charlotte and Sophie – with long, detailed discussions on garage sale etiquette and how best to sell, a sharing out of the float […]
From baby to toddler – Mummy and Daddy are having to catch up pretty fast!