Category Archives: winter

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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Today – at Warrington Beach – a truly favourite spot. Later in the day the earth threw out such beautiful light. The colours were muted and soft, moving slowly across the spectrum, a wintry warmth that belied how very chilly it … Continue reading

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Midwinter in Purakaunui

Each Midwinter we are blessed with a day with the entire extended family, in the red house on top of the hill above the Purakaunui Inlet. It’s a wonderful day filled with food, laughter, and wandering around the land as … Continue reading

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