Just a very quick interlude to show off some of the flowers springing into life around Wonderview. Over the nearly six years of owning this land, we've been steadily working on it, trying to turn it from a patch of scraggly grass, surrounded by acres of stunning natural forest and country fields, to a verdant, … Continue reading Wonderview in bloom
Kia ora! How are you?! We're just back from a few days skiing – more on that later, but it was a BRILLIANT holiday. It has been many a year since I skied in New Zealand. We're very lucky to have a ski field within driving distance! Now we're back, I came across these photos … Continue reading The last weekend of winter
Annnnnddddd another month of 2020 bites the dust. I was trying to write the date earlier and I wrote June...because in my head it's June. Shrug. It seems I'm moving in three month cycles this year – for the longest time I thought it was still March, I think because March is when normal life stopped … Continue reading Five things in August
I was online last night planning out a ski trip we're taking in a few weeks, and I suddenly realised that it has been SUCH a long time since we've been away on a holiday. Usually we're lucky enough to go away several times a year at least – somewhere warm for some winter sunshine, somewhere … Continue reading Hey, remember holidays?
Hello! How was your weekend? Ours was lovely and over too soon – aren't they always?! We were lucky with the weather and got one and a half days of sunshine, and of course we're lucky with the latest lockdown; being (just) outside of Auckland means we're able to move a bit more freely than our … Continue reading A visit with my parents