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Today has been a very lazy Sunday – but with the weather as beautiful and sunny as it has been there were no excuses to not get out in it. Plans were made, messed with, and then changed, until eventually … Continue reading
We went wandering today, my little girl and I, with our cameras in our hands. Hers a slinky black compact Santa gave her, mine a len-sy SLR. We started with the intention of taking a short walk, but lasted 90 minutes … Continue reading
It is the stars, The stars above us, govern our conditions” Shakespeare (Kent, King Lear) It has been 7 years since we moved to our little cottage overlooking the ocean and, due to some pretty large changes happening in our lives, … Continue reading
This morning I looked out of the kitchen window to see something I have never seen in the 5 years we have lived in Port Chalmers – a flag on the Observation Point flag post. A black flag, at half … Continue reading
This morning I am feeling rather average. It’s most likely just tiredness from getting up super early to allow myself more time in the day, but I realised that I have been going from pillar to post rather a lot, … Continue reading
Living in Port Chalmers you get an intriguing mix of very old homes, shops, pubs, and churches, all of which live right next to Utility and Industrial buildings. It’s an aspect of living near a Port that I rather like. Most … Continue reading
Today has been spent as Sundays should – ignoring all those things that perhaps should be done, and doing things just because we felt like it. Life as a family gets pretty busy, and Sunday is no exception with having things on … Continue reading
Today is a bit special around here – it’s the first day of winter, and the 4th anniversary of buying our wee cottage on the hill and our move back home to Dunedin to stay. Four years, oh my! It … Continue reading
Today has been a particularly windy ole day. Living on a hill with the harbour keeping an eye on you, sometimes you get a vicious, non-stop wind. It just blows and blows and blows, and things rattle, and you worry … Continue reading