Hot Springs

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The boy and I just went on a roadie to some hot springs. We rented a cabin and it was one of those decorated in the seventies with formica and lino and that particular shade of orange that screams ‘seventies’. It … Read More

An epic day

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We had big plans for a road trip up north to see dear friends. I got as far as packing but life had other ideas. Gah! I had to be a grown up and prioritise important things like viewing a … Read More

Farmers market mornings

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This rainbow of winter fruit and vegetables at the farmers market made me so happy. You can’t beat freshly picked local produce.  I have plenty of greens and fruit from our place at the moment. Kale, celery and chickweed are … Read More

when cute turns brute

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Remember these cute little critters? Yeah, well they’re not cute anymore. The rest of the ducklings we fostered for Bird Rescue grew up, found homes or swam down the stream into the wilds but not these two. Nope. Tiny and … Read More

summer shoes

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My favourite shoes this summer. I had been eyeing some Saltwater sandals online but they were way too much money for me to justify buying them. The next day I was at a school fair and there was a pair, … Read More

Heroic Garden Festival

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It’s that time of the year again!  If visiting other people’s gardens is your idea of a good time, take a friend along to the Heroic Garden Festival. You’ll have access to 22 fabulous gardens all over Auckland on the … Read More

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