Monthly Archives: August 2013

Daffodil day, Friday 30 August 2013

The Cancer Society of New Zealand’s Daffodil Day symbolises hope for 1 in 3 people affected by cancer. The daffodil is used for daffodil day as it is a symbol of hope. It is one of the first flowers of spring, who’s bright … Continue reading

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Flowers in focus

It seems odd: I bought some daffodils today. apparently spring is coming. Its really weird not knowing what exactly to expect and when. That’s just something I have always taken for granted. January and February are cold, March starts to … Continue reading

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Open homes: the garage sales of house buying!

We decided to have a little look at what houses were about, and how the house buying thing works here in New Zealand. They seem to go for the open homes idea, where each house that is for sale is … Continue reading

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National Roast Day!

We have almost freed the house of boxes (into the garage in part!) and it has been a tough week at work. So we decided to go out for Sunday lunch, at a local British style pub. We had not … Continue reading

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