If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would talk about Friday morning’s offshore earthquakes – a 7.1 at East Cape which was felt across the country (and which woke me up), and a 7.4 and 8.1 in the Kermadec Islands.
On Saturday night, the government announced that all of New Zealand, except Auckland, is going back up to Covid-alert Level 2. Auckland is now at Level 3, after more community outbreaks in the south of the city.
Summer continues, with more sunny days, blue skies…and the odd bits of rain, which is of course great for the … More
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…on this sunny Sunday morning, we would be sharing croissants and … More
It seems ages since we had our short trip to Dunedin: we are back at work and daily life goes … More
It’s been a bit wild, weather wise this week, with some strong winds blowing, causing branches to break off trees … More
It is back to Dunedin for this week’s Wordless Wednesday. Captions on the pictures You can find Thistles and Kiwis … More
I have always been fascinated by albatrosses. With their size, ability to fly long distances and their sometimes comical take-offs … More
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.
You know what it is like when you go on holiday, you either come back to a garden decimated by … More