I have missed so many weddings in England over the past fifteen years living in New Zealand. My dearest friends from school, college and University days have met their sweethearts, walked down the aisle, partied like there’s no tomorrow, all whilst I’ve been wishing for someone to invent instant travel through time. Unfortunately, often laden […]
Wedding New Zealand Style
On Saturday we were treated to a wedding in true New Zealand style, with a touch of Indian flair. Balanced on the edge of a cliff, 250 metres above the Tasman Sea, with sweeping views of the South Island in the distance, we gathered to celebrate the love of two special people coming together in […]
Things I’m Loving: My sister is here!
After nearly five years she’s here! I felt dazed when she appeared from behind the sliding door at arrivals on Tuesday afternoon. She was like a mirage. It’s taken me till now, Thursday, to truly believe she’s real and not a figment of my imagination. The first day I kept touching her, but not really […]
A celebration to share…
We could have slipped away for a romantic moment, but there was no one to look after the girls and little Alice is too young for us to leave at night. We didn’t want to spend money on cards and frivolities just for the sake of it, but we did want to do something a […]
The wedding dress…
Counting down… not long now! I’m in bed watching the ‘The Royal Channel’ on YouTube. Alice is asleep next to me on the futon. Sophie is asleep in my bed next to the futon. Dan is watching the proceedings on TV3 (screening the ITV coverage – Twitter peeps report it’s a lot more ‘jolly’ than […]
A night owl for a week
Back home in Wellington, but still on Singapore time, I enjoyed a few nights out past my bedtime!