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
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
A reeeeaaallllly quick post to share how excited I am that New Zealand reported zero – ZERO – new cases of Covid-19 yesterday. In five minutes the 1pm press conference will update us on the numbers over the last 24 hours...I am really hoping for more good news! And that we can keep this up … Continue reading Live in Level 4 lockdown in 35 seconds