I'm very excited to be writing this – the first six month update of my 101 in 1001 goals! It is a funny time to be writing it, obviously. I look back at the goals I set in November last year and it's like a trip back in time, when things like 'travel' and 'celebrations' … Continue reading 101 in 1001 – a six month update
My friend Islandia took these photos the other day when she was out wandering. Islandia lives near midtown Manhattan, a (usually) heavingly busy place. What my beloved New York is going through right now breaks my heart. These photos, of course, are disconcerting because they show quiet where there should be activity, but there is … Continue reading A different New York
Getting ready to do this recap has got me feeling all kinds of whoops! Looking back at our summer holidays, I realise I should have written this post ages ago. Not only have I forgotten a lot of what happened, I have entire days where I know we had fun outings, but I don't seem … Continue reading How we spent our summer holidays
Christmas is one of my absolutely favourite times of year. Here in New Zealand, Christmas also means the start of summer, so the sun is out, the days are long, and the celebrations happen all month long...culminating in Christmas Day itself! The next day, Boxing Day, everyone clears out of town on their summer holidays … Continue reading Christmas celebrations in town and the country
Happy New Year! How were your celebrations? Are you excited for 2020? 31 December is our wedding anniversary, so we usually prioritise that over any New Year festivities...but I felt like 2020 needed a proper welcome! Our friends invited us around for a barbecue and said we could take off whenever we liked, so we … Continue reading Welcome 2020!