Words on Wednesday: Dunedin indoors (the trip part 5)

It seems ages since we had our short trip to Dunedin: we are back at work and daily life goes … More

Birds aplenty: the Royal Albatross Centre

I have always been fascinated by albatrosses. With their size, ability to fly long distances and their sometimes comical take-offs … More

Words on Wednesday: Port Chalmers

As I sat down to map out blog posts on our recent holiday, I struggled to think how to structure them and what to do in what order. It has taken a bit of work but I have decided to do three more posts after today: one on the Royal Albatross Centre, one on ‘things to do indoors’ and one on street art. Hope you will come along for the journey.

This week’s small pleasures #225

What a week in world news…from a plane crash in Indonesia, to the never ending tales of Covid, to the … More

A trip to Dunedin (part one)

We are just back today from a short trip down to Dunedin, the ‘Edinburgh of the South’ and the second … More

Sunshine on Sunday: Thorndon Fair

The sun shone and the sky was blue, just right for Thorndon Fair, held on the first Sunday of December … More

Sunday morning stroll

On Sunday morning, before we headed to the airport and our flight back to Wellington, we took a walk along … More

A seat at the table: Twenty Seven Steps

On Saturday evening in Christchurch we headed over to New Regent Street, a really pretty terraced street. The precinct, opened … More