Category Archives: thoughts on living

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

Posted in gratitude, Handmade Life, inspiration, Life in New Zealand, New Zealand, photography, thoughts on living, Travel | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in inspiration, life, life in Dunedin, Life in New Zealand, life in otago, New Zealand Villa, photography, thoughts on living, weekend living | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

and now

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

Posted in choices, life, life in Dunedin, life in otago, little minx blog, living in Otago, Nature, photography, thinking, this week, thoughts on living | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

changes

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

Posted in choices, creating, Handmade Life, life in Dunedin, Life in New Zealand, life in otago, lifestyle, little minx blog, thoughts on living | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

what do you want to be when you grow up?

I still cannot answer this question, can you? I spend a lot of time thinking about it, and probably always have. What will I do next? Why can’t I settle on just one idea? Why won’t I just pick something and strive forward … Continue reading

Posted in choices, life, thoughts on living | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment