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Thereby Hangs a Tale

There’s a lot going on in this photo. I foolishly bought different gifts for the two five-year olds in my family group. Ella got shiny tacky jewllery while Olivia got books as chosen by her mother. Big mistake! In the … Continue reading

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Hometime

I’m back. It’s good to be in my own home after a couple of weeks spent in hotels and other people’s houses. I’m still not quite convinced that Wellington is where I want to be, but every arrival gets easier. … Continue reading

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And Now We Are Two

Two is a lovely age.  Petra's a passionately interested and engaged participant in the world around her.  She has a huge vocabulary and enjoys a conversation, any conversation about what's going on.  She listens carefully when people talk to her … Continue reading

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Lies and Stories

Petra has developed quite the active imagination.  About a month ago, she started telling me that the vehicles in the picture book we were looking at belonged to Mama or Daddy or Petra.  And she's moved on from there to … Continue reading

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Friday Night Petra

We have spent the week recovering from a nasty flu bug – chills, fevers, coughs, the full deal.  The joys of winter in Dunedin.  Actually the weather's been very pleasant since the snow – calm, mild, and sunny – but … Continue reading

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Birthday Girls

Aunty Lala and Olivia wearing the bow from my birthday gift for Travis. Carla Miss O Read and post comments | Send to a friend

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Fairies and Babies

Our lawn hasn't been mowed for a couple of weeks so it's covered with daisies and dandelions.  It's pretty in an unruly way and makes a good backdrop for pictures, especially when the subject is a little girl wearing her … Continue reading

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