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peace and quiet 

            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

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What are we going to do Today?

The school holidays have begun, and already we have the daily question “what are we doing today?” I took the kids over the hill to Doctors Point Beach, a wonderfully remote beach that is really busy in the weekends, but … Continue reading

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Solstice (a few days after)

Today we celebrated the Winter Solstice at Ross and Barbara’s home in Purakanui.  A lovely lovely day of family, food, and laughter. It is always such a joy to visit there, and the welcome always so warm. Watching lots of … Continue reading

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Time for a Harvest

Some months ago Ross & Barbara suggested that there was some room on their property to plant a decent sized crop of potatoes for the family, should anyone be interested. So, there was a potato planting day where ground was … Continue reading

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As You Like It

A year ago Simon and I said “I will”, it was a crazy time of year to even be thinking about it. Simon had just finished his first year exams at Uni (by literally 1 week), I had given myself … Continue reading

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Reds

Yesterday was spent at Ross and Barbara’s house in Purakanui, they have the most beautiful property, rolling green meadows with birch trees, and lots and lots of gardens. They built the house themselves some 30 years ago, it’s the most … Continue reading

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