First race of the season, and another year older

IMG_5002This week was my Birthday, the second without Mum, always sheds a slightly sad tinge over it. Still, I was taken out for a lovely meal by Mark, and got a GoPro as a birthday present (purchased last week). Cool present that I will have never ending fun with!  Continue reading

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Titans Rocks SuperTramp!

IMG_4827Small things please an ex pat sometimes. I discovered that BBC Strictly has started again, so I am sorted for indoor entertainment for the next three months! The problem is, will I be indoors long enough to watch it all!?! Continue reading

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The sporting family squeezes work in around recreation!

A Mall! It's been a while!

A Mall! It’s been a while!

This week has been a little more of a return to normal. I was in Dunedin two days this week with work, (proper shops!) I tried boxing (OMG!) and got a GoPro as an early Birthday present!  Continue reading

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Lake Mavora and local rare bits!

Lake Mavora at sunsetThis is my last week with some free time, so I decided to make the most of it, use my time well, and visit local places that I haven’t yet been to. We also decided to go on a camping trip at the weekend, our first one in New Zealand.

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Walking, biking and orienteering week!

IMG_4084 This is my third week of consciously getting my balance back. I have successfully managed to do everything that I intended to do this week, and am feeling pretty happy. I even voted in the general election, my first time in New Zealand. Continue reading

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