Dissertation hand-in day, just over one year ago now! A pandemic of disappointment. I read those words early on this year, back in March, which was of course just last month and yet also somehow seven years ago, and they've stuck with me ever since. At the time, New Zealand was just on the brink, … Continue reading A pandemic of disappointment
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!
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
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
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?