We spent a glorious sunshine Saturday on Wellington’s waterfront under the incredible ‘Fly Me up to Where You Are New Zealand‘ prayer flag installation as part of the New Zealand Festival. The waterfront of Wellington has been abuzz with events this summer. The glorious weather has helped to make it all the more special and […]
Country Kids go to Brick Bay Vineyard Sculpture Trail!
Less than an hour’s drive north of New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland, is a stunning sculpture trail at the Brick Bay Vineyard. Nature and art combine to make a beautiful and fascinating walk. The sculptures entranced even the youngest of our tribe, Miss 3 – Alice, so that she happily walked most of the two […]
Welly won’t they leave the bush alone?!
The voting is on! Will the Miramar hill display the ‘WELLYWOOD’ sign – or perhaps the eye of the Taniwha – or a ‘Wellington’ blown-away sign? Friday 18 November is the deadline. What do you think of the choices? Neither stands out as a sure fire ‘yes’ with me, but I don’t have a clever […]
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On the sculpture trail in the Botanic Garden of Wellington
When the man of the house has a game of football adjacent to the Wellington Botanic Garden there is no excuse for his supporting ladies not to follow. The weather was calm and dry, seasonably crisp, but nothing to grumble about. We rugged up and trooped along. We lingered to watch the start of the […]
Entertainment from the Car
The miserable wind and wet weather continues over the school holidays. We are having fun at home, but the occasional drive out lifts all our spirits. The other day we cruised down past the end of Evan’s Bay, along Cobham Drive, to look at the great sculptures (check out the Wellington Sculpture Trust‘s website for […]