All things considered, it has been a quiet six months for me – when it comes to goal fulfilment anyway. Work and the move up north kept me rather busy, and I definitely found myself checking in with the 101 in 1001 list less often than I did for its first six months. And, of course, … Continue reading 101 in 1001 – an update one year in!
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
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
July, July...what can you say about July? It's cold, it's bleak, it rains a lot. Thank goodness for this series or I swear I'd look back and just think the whole month had been a total write-off. But we're here, we made it through! Below are some of the highlights. What were yours?! 1. Homemade … Continue reading Five things in July
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