New Zealand

Remembering Dad

A week ago while I was hiking up in the hills behind our house in Wainui,  I wrote the following by dictating into my iphone.   It was supposed to be posted that evening but...

You Can’t Always Get What You Want…. Fiji Winter Holiday

What I wanted:   Warmth, endless sunshine, beautiful tropical beaches with clear blue crystal waters,  frolicking in the ocean, kayaking, perhaps some stand up paddle boarding, spending time with Bruce, painting, relaxing, going nowhere, yoga,...

Birdsong in Action: January – April 2015

It has been an incredibly lovely, long, luxurious and hot summer here in Wainui.   After nine years in the Christchurch region, this was by far the loveliest weather we’ve had.   I felt like I...