Category Archive: NZ Holidays

Speed demon

We’ve less than a month now until we fly to the UK to live. Time seems to be speeding up and we have a countdown calendar attached to the wall. 28 days to… Continue reading

A summer to remember

We got back from our wonderful summer roadie last week. Aware that this will be our last New Zealand summer for quite a while, we wanted to make it a cracker. And it… Continue reading

Rule Britannia

We are home with a great bunch of memories tucked firmly into our hearts. It’s a bit of a trick looking back over these photos and realising just how jolly far away England,… Continue reading

Riveaulx Abbey

An abbey ruin in North Yorkshire on a beautiful day. Totally magical. It was HUGE. The scale of which you can see in this photo – spot Albie at the bottom. Albie was… Continue reading

Singapore Sling

We stopped in Singapore on the way to England –  to minimize the jet lag and to have our own wee holiday. It was super hot, super jam-packed and super awesome. Albie had… Continue reading

Going at Albie speed – Year Two.

WOMAD festival is one of my happy places. Last year, we held tight to this fact and drove along to it with a car full of medical paraphernalia and a pre-heart repair Albie. All… Continue reading

Bits and pieces….

Views from the window on a summer roadie / Albie exploring / Father and Son, jokers alike / Beautiful sunsets / Tables filled with friends / Albie gets his Beach on / a… Continue reading

The Sling Diaries: Discovery

Despite his now busy legs, Albie is still very happy to snuggle up to me and be a passenger as we travel somewhere new. We walked over the hill from where we were… Continue reading

Camp Life

We’ve been camping in a field by the sea in a stupidly beautiful pocket of New Zealand – Waikawau Bay. There is a cold water tap for washing, a long-drop loo and very… Continue reading

Away you grow

I want to introduce you to Syleena, Josh and their son, Te Whiti Jack.  Syleena is a dear friend of mine  – we used to work together at Te Papa, and sharing a… Continue reading