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?
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
We're lucky enough to have two fantastic farmer's markets on every Saturday morning here in Mangawhai. Almost every Saturday we pop into our favourite to pick up some fruit, vegetables and sourdough, but sometimes we linger with a coffee and a treat...especially when the weather is nicer. From time to time, we follow that up … Continue reading Simple Saturdays
This June has been a quiet, cosy month. We haven't done a whole lot, but as we've all been learning this year, there's a surprising amount of joy in the everyday! We spent most of the month in the country, adjusting to our new normal, with a few short city visits thrown in. The month … Continue reading Five things in June