Winter bites and so do the Highlanders!

Forsyth Barr stadiumWe are now well into winter, and well into the rugby season. We have been following the Highlanders who are having the season of their lives. We headed to Dunedin to watch their play off match, which they won against the Chiefs, meaning they headed to Australia the following week to play the defending Super Rugby champions, the Waratahs.

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Wild Wild Winter 

IMG_9215It’s that time of year again: the book sale, and of course I couldn’t resist! Mark went elsewhere while I stocked up with new cheap reads! We really need to do a garage sale in the spring, I have so much stuff to get rid of! I promised myself I wouldn’t hoard books, but man, it’s so hard because books are so cool! I love books!  Continue reading

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Cat dramas 

IMG_9188So this week I have had a cat soap opera evolve in my house. You couldn’t make this up!  Our cat a kiwi came into the house dramatically limping like she had done something major to herself.

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A break in the bleak: the sun shines on the Highlanders!

IMG_9116It’s been a bleak week weather wise: unprecedented snow up in the mountains, and the New Zealand a herald was reporting that we had the ‘worst weather event on the planet’ at the time. Nice. Winter has arrived! Still, only 1 month to go till we hit the winter Equinox and it all starts looking up! We even had the first frost of the year this week. But, this weekend had a welcome break in the weather allowing us to enjoy our beautiful coastline. Continue reading

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Self employment update and winter has arrived

My office

My office

It’s been a busy week this week in the work department. I have continued to do all my group fitness classes and several PT appointments on top of 3 full days work at a local school relieving for an absent teacher, and one evening training course. Continue reading

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