Monthly Archives: December 2013

House comparison: UK v NZ

Before we left the UK, I did a video walk around of our house. Mark asked what the devil I was doing. I clearly remember saying ‘well, houses in New Zealand won’t look like this, will they?! No, they surely … Continue reading

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Tramping in the Catlins: Waipohato waterfall track

We decided to break up our mammoth gardening weekend with a trip out. There is still so much to see in this beautiful country. So we picked a route in the Catlins, near to Colac bay, but we decided to … Continue reading

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Celebrating a Summery Christmas Kiwi style!

The thing that I am finding most weird is a Christmas celebration in summer. I can see its advantages, but it is still very odd indeed.

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2013: A year in pictures

Here is a summary of our 2013 in photographs. There is one photo to represent each month. Sufficed to say it has been a tough old year, to say the least. But, we do our best to be an optimistic … Continue reading

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Slope Point: the Southernmost tip of South Island!

It wasn’t till the other day that I realised that the sign at Bluff was not the furthest south that you could go in Southern New Zealand. We had been to the Southern Catlins before but drove past the slope … Continue reading

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