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!
Hello and happy Monday! How was your weekend? Ours got off to an inauspicious start here when Hayden came down very sick on Friday night. He slept terribly and was a complete write-off on Saturday – thankfully, we had a friend over for Amelie on Saturday morning, and after lunch she took off to another … Continue reading Weekend update
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!
This June has been a quiet, cosy month. We haven't done a whole lot, but as we've all been learning this year, there's a surprising amount of joy in the everyday! We spent most of the month in the country, adjusting to our new normal, with a few short city visits thrown in. The month … Continue reading Five things in June