Tag Archives: holidays

Good Things: Post the Fourth

There’s a week between posts because Petra and I have been in Dunedin hanging with the rellies. We’re home now though. Petra’s back to school. The dog is sticking very close to me. And I am thinking about all the … Continue reading

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We have liftoff…

After several weeks of quietly doing nothing in particular, we seem to be cramming an entire holiday’s worth of activities into this week. A play date yesterday at the park beside Petra’s school. A play date today at a friend’s … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2012

Now that the postaday challenge has finished, I’m not quite sure what I’ll do here this year. I posted 312 times in 2011, taking time off for holidays, eye-strain, and viruses, and probably missing a day or two here and … Continue reading

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Home Again, Home Again, Jiggetty Jog…

We are back in Wellington. I’m sad to leave Dunedin, but pleased to be back in my house. My garden is looking a little decrepit – I don’t think it’s rained much for the past week or so – but … Continue reading

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The Drive Into Summer

We spent four wonderful days in Twizel soaking up some honest to god summer, complete with clear blue skies, scorching sun, and mostly no wind. T-shirts and shorts were all the clothing we required and it was beautifully hot from … Continue reading

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Dunedin

Is a lovely place. We’ve shopped, had hair cuts, visited with all and sundry, hung out in cafes, and Travis and I snuck off yesterday for a wander around the university campus. The weather has not been stellar, but while … Continue reading

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Snuggles with Petra

I’ve packed suitcases, squashed in presents, picked clothes, and run around trying to remember all the cables and papers and general paraphernalia required for vacationing. And now I’m drinking tea and looking at photos in the lull before we leave. … Continue reading

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