Tag Archives: RIP Mum

Things you’ll regret when you get old..

I was reading this on one of those blogs you see pop up on the Facebook timeline constantly and I usually disregard but this one struck a chord with me. So I’ll mention the important ones, not all 37! 

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Veggie attempts, Mothers Day and a growing business

It’s been and wee while since I posted an update; apologies. The garden is slowly recovering after major drainage works over Christmas meant we lost almost all of the grass to trenches and huge holes. The grass is still patchy … Continue reading

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Walking with Angels: Happy Birthday mum

The third year we celebrate a birthday without mum, and it affects me differently each year. This year I felt a deep sense of sadness, struggled to focus on the day. I decided to action something my sister initially thought … Continue reading

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Year 2 summary: 24 months in New ZealandĀ 

At the end of my first year in New Zealand I didn’t think there could possibly be a year that was worse: losing mum just weeks after I left England, and only 2 weeks after I found out she was … Continue reading

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The last of sun-shiny summer?

The weather in Southland is becoming a little cooler in the evenings, a true sign autumn is here, but we still have super sunny days, which warm up nicely by mid afternoon, allowing me to still enjoy the beautiful countryside … Continue reading

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