As I mentioned a couple of posts ago, we took off in the second week of September for a few days at the snow! We just went down to Whakapapa for five days – it's a not-too-onerous trip down to the middle of the North Island. Obviously, any car trip with a three year old … Continue reading Spring skiing
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?
How are you? Hanging in there? We're about one and a half weeks into lockdown here in New Zealand – another two and a half weeks to go, maybe? It might be extended, we just don't know yet. So far it seems to be going well, so fingers crossed! The weather is getting noticeably cooler, … Continue reading Memories of summer in the country
As we've done every summer for last thirty-odd years, my family headed up to Mahurangi on the Saturday of Auckland Anniversary Weekend for the annual regatta. This day stands out as honestly possibly my favourite day of the year. When I was a kid I loved going up with my wider family to swim, play, … Continue reading Family times at the Mahurangi Regatta
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