Albie’s heart

I remember in the midst of when Albie was a baby, and he had his NG tube in, and his sweats, and his medications, and his physical therapy and his weigh-ins and his… Continue reading

Freddy Pops

And suddenly, in photos like these, I can catch a small glimpse of the boy our baby is growing into.

Hill and Dale

Another pretty, pretty walk. This time on the Yorkshire Dales, which are about an hours drive from our place. Steve and Louise, and their little-dog-who-could, Tenga, showed us along a hillside beneath an… Continue reading

Tricks and Treats

Sunrise: 7:28 AM Sunset: 4:18 PM Boy, is it getting dark around these parts. It is a treat to see the seasons turn so markedly. Autumn has brought great flurries of leaves down. Coloured… Continue reading

View from the top

These photos are from another trip up Pendle Hill, this time starting from the other side in Barley. Albie walked the lions share of the way up and all the way down. Freddy… Continue reading


Warning: this post goes into levels of detail that you really may not be interested in. It *might* be a bit like sitting through Aunty Beryl’s holiday slide reel. It really might be.… Continue reading

A promenade

The summer has been having it’s last hurrah here. The air has cooled, the trees’  leaves are turning and the days are shortening. Marcus continues to warn me, along with everyone else at… Continue reading

Fedora hats.

Our dear Fred turned six months a couple of weeks ago. Six months! I thought it would be fun to do Albie’s six month photo with Fred but I don’t think I will try… Continue reading

Our new Red Rocks

We used to go walking at Red Rocks on the South Coast of Wellington quite a bit.  It is a beautiful and barren landscape – smashing seas, rumbling rocks, vertiginous cliffs and the… Continue reading

The Duke of York

August has been a mixed bag of rain and sun and ever-cooling temperatures.  The clouds come in fast here, rain and move off a few times a day. It is far brighter and sunnier… Continue reading