We have a bumper edition of five things! One where there will actually be ten things because I completely didn't realise I didn't do one for July, and now it's the end of August! Ah August has been a total cluster, what with ski trips and finishing jobs and unexpected lockdowns. We do what we … Continue reading Five things in July, and more…
Well, we're back in lockdown! It wasn't a surprise, exactly – I think most of New Zealand figured we would be susceptible to another border failure at some stage, and the government did warn us that any evidence of the Delta strain in the community would probably lead to a lockdown to stamp it out … Continue reading Pandemic thoughts
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
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 and happy Monday evening! How were your weekends? We're back in the city right now, despite Hayden and I both still working from home. Schools reopened here last week, so we're back so Amelie can attend school. She's been back since last Wednesday and wow, what a revelation. A day where all I have … Continue reading A quick check-in, and also, let’s hear it for friends