We found ourselves making several family trips to Auckland over the autumn months. In summer, I never want to leave our little beach village paradise, but once the weather starts getting cold and dreary, a few visits to the city to enjoy some culture are just what we need! At least, I presume so – this … Continue reading Autumn in Auckland
Can you believe it?! It certainly doesn't feel like eighteen months since I published my 101 in 1001 list. But here we are, more than halfway through those 1001 days! Mind-blowing stuff. I look back at what my goals were in November 2019 and I laugh. Not only because I so clearly didn't have a … Continue reading 101 in 1001 – we’re over halfway!
We celebrated Hayden's birthday last week! As per usual, Hayden had a good time, I had a good time, and Amelie had the time of her LIFE. That kid lives for birthdays. It's so cute! Clearly not convinced that I was going to come through with an impressive enough cake, Amelie made Hayden a 'sprinkle … Continue reading A surprisingly good gift for the husband who has everything
Another year, another regatta! As we've been doing for the vast majority of my life – and all of Amelie's – we spent the Saturday of Auckland Anniversary weekend at the Mahurangi Regatta. We woke up to drizzle at ours and my mother reported that it was raining at theirs (they're about an hour north of us), … Continue reading Our yearly regatta tradition
Hi! As you know, we spent a couple of weeks in Hawke's Bay over Christmas, enjoying time with family, catching up with friends, and celebrating our ten year wedding anniversary. We haven't been down there in nearly two years, and we haven't spent such a long time down there in absolutely ages, so it was … Continue reading Our Hawke’s Bay photo diary