It seems to have become a bit of a habit to hop over the ditch to Australia at the start of January. We add some days on to Christmas, and head over for a city break and a bit of heat (although while we were away this time, Wellington had some lovely weather). This year took us to Brisbane – my first trip though Karl had been before for a work.
We are still on holiday, taking extra days to enjoy the summer. Many people went back to work today, some … More
The days around Christmas and New Year are, if you are on holiday like we are, a chance to go those places that at weekends get forgotten in the piles of ironing, grocery shopping and laundry.
January Our trip to Sydney. Penrith, to the west of Sydney, reached 47.3C, the highest temperature recorded by a weather station … More
So here we are in February already! January was the hottest month that New Zealand has had in 150 years, … More
How many of you are sticking with your resolutions? I’m sure many of you are, and no doubt some of … More
Here we are at the end of January already. Where has the month gone? We are enjoying really good summer weather, with warm days and sunshine. January has been a good month – no doubt holidays and good weather have played a part in lifting the mood. Anyway here are a few favourites from this month.
New Zealand is one of the first countries to welcome in the new year, so for us, all the festivities … More