Welcome! I hope you’ve enjoyed a wonderful Christmas break, if you celebrate. If you’re overseas, I hope you got to see family and friends, and didn’t have your plans scuppered by the Omicron variant (what a twist for the end of the year, right?!) We were down in Hayden’s hometown of Hawke’s Bay for the … Continue reading The last day of 2021
Hi! How are you all? As I write I'm in my office, but I'm sitting down on a super-comfy sofa, looking out some French doors at the garden outside. The doors are wide open so the sun can stream in across the floor, and it is just lovely to be here, to be honest. Or … Continue reading Change is in the air: a little life update!
So it turns out that every lockdown we have brings a new level of commitment to the country. First time round, we decided to move up here for good...and this time round, we got a dog!!! This is Theo and we are so excited to welcome him to our family. It's kind of a crazy … Continue reading Welcome, Theo, to the Judd Crew!
Autumn absolutely flew by this year! And there is little doubt in my mind that that was at least partially because I had such a fun lot of things I wanted to do – not so much an autumn bucket list as an autumn improvement list, if you remember? In terms of life management, doing the … Continue reading How setting goals made my autumn great (and short)
We've had a few weeks around here that have really all blended in to the next! When I look back at them, though, I'm happy and impressed to note that we've been breaking that pattern on weekends. I've been having a lot of really satisfying weekends. It's been great. I think the secret for us … Continue reading Satisfying weekends