Category Archives: Life in New Zealand

Flagstaff

There was a decision made today to put aside the weekend slog of Getting Stuff Done – it was long overdue, time to walk up a hill. We tackled the Flagstaff track, to the west of the city and wandering … Continue reading

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and so far

and so far I have enjoyed the #100daychallenge, but am surprised to find that it is easier to take photo’s during the week than it is the weekend, when the whole idea was to put a bomb under my week … Continue reading

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#100daychallenge

I am now on day 9 of my #100daychallenge – a photo a day for 100 days. Here are a few of my favourites from the past week. One of the challenges to start with has been the fact that … Continue reading

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on change

Over the past couple of months I have spent quite a bit of time considering where I am. It’s interesting that when you leave somewhere you have been based for a very long time you can feel, in the new space, not … Continue reading

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girl time

After a friend shared some photo’s recently of a weekend spent away with her daughter, Mia and I decided to directly steal this idea and planned a trip, just the two of us, to Christchurch. We created an enormous playlist … Continue reading

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on owning things

This is our new home, on top of a hill, looking down a valley. We have been here now for just over two months, and we have discovered something over these two months – we own way too much Stuff.  It … Continue reading

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mornings

This morning – coffee on the verandah, sitting in dappled light reading my new book Villa. Birds are chattering, Tui’s are fluttering past and singing their showy songs, the city hums softly in the background, the dog hangs out at … Continue reading

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