We have a four year old! Um, where does the time go again?! We celebrated Amelie's fourth birthday with a small party up at Wonderview. It was such a brilliant day! We enjoyed absolutely beautiful weather, meaning we could spend the whole time outside. We set up the east deck for food and conversation... ...and … Continue reading Amelie turns four!
Happy October! So excited to be here...not for the same reason as anyone else, though, it seems! I have a bunch of American friends and I also follow a bunch of American bloggers on social media, and I swear, all I've seen for the last ~10 days has been pumpkins, autumn leaves, and Halloween sweets … Continue reading Five things in September
Hiiiiiiii and welcome to this very overdue update! Remember how I mentioned a few months ago that I would put together a post or two about the projects we'd completed at Wonderview in the first six months of my 101 in 1001 list? Yeah weeeeelllllllll. Here we are. I definitely meant to write this sooner, … Continue reading Wonderview update: progress on the country house
As I mentioned a couple of posts ago, we took off in the second week of September for a few days at the snow! We just went down to Whakapapa for five days – it's a not-too-onerous trip down to the middle of the North Island. Obviously, any car trip with a three year old … Continue reading Spring skiing
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