The past few weeks have been filled with impromptu meet-ups and casually arranged gatherings with friends. It is very indicative of the way we’ve lived our lives here in New Zealand – a very relaxed, unstructured, casual, ‘go with the flow’, ‘she’ll be right, mate!’ kind of way. I still vividly remember having to adjust […]
It’s pretty crazy in beautiful New Zealand right now. We’ve had some big wobbles in the shaky isles, which have been rather unnerving – but that goes with the territory here! This map, from GeoNet, shows all the quakes from Friday 21 July up until earlier today (Tuesday)… Pretty crazy amount of activity. We live […]
Latte Junkie posted a photograph as the inspiration for this week’s Lyrical Sunday. I found myself sat in ‘Players’ restaurant, at the end of Pier 39, in San Francisco writing the following poem. My two year old was asleep in the buggy next to me, whilst my six and nine year old had a wonderful […]
Dear Alice, You are 8 months old! Blimey, time is racing by and already you are crawling! We had bets as to when you would start, as you’ve been working on building up the muscle power for a good few weeks. You nearly had the moves sussed by the end of the school/kindi hols, but […]
We’re selling up and moving on, the Beanie Gals are hard at work. We had our first ‘Open Home’ on Sunday and myself and the girls are hard at work keeping the house ‘sparkly’ for prospective buyers.