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Category Archives: life in otago
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
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
Our new view – rolling hills, cabbage trees and, at night, fluttering city lights. Not only have we moved on from our wee cottage overlooking the harbour, but we are now (mostly) moved in to a sprawling Villa on the … Continue reading
It’s been a strange start to the long weekend – gray and cool – but it wasn’t until we decided to head to a beach that it got truly wild and woolly. In fact it was so … Continue reading
For the first time in what feels like FOREVER we have had a Sunday with me free to just do whatever we want to do. What did we want to do? Climb a hill of course! More specifically Harbour Cone, which if … Continue reading
Where have I been for the past 7 weeks? Totally, utterly and completely immersed in the finishing off of this beautiful cottage. We have lived here, in this home that we love, for 8 and 1/2 years. We have loved, … Continue reading
… we spent our day at Warrington Beach, reading, eating pikelets, staring into rock pools, throwing sticks for the dog, it was wonderful and very much needed. It’s been quite a year, full of ups … Continue reading
I how you all have had a wonderful Christmas Day – we have spent the afternoon at a beautiful local beach, sitting under an umbrella reading and enjoying the peace and quiet. Merry Christmas dear readers … Continue reading
Today was a very special day – celebrating a landmark birthday for Simon’s father David. The whole family gathered for an informal lunch at Orokonui Ecosanctuary – a wonderful, special and relaxing day filled with love, laughter and beautiful food. … Continue reading