Yes, yes, I know. It’s been ages. Sorry about that. Thing is, I’ve started writing a book, so every time I feel like writing, I’ve been doing that instead. But Mr S keeps whinging at me about doing another blog post, and I’ve missed it – so here I am! The biggest thing that happened … More We love visitors!
Welcome to part one of my South Island diary! Don’t worry, there are only two parts, so you’re not in this for the long haul. Our family came to visit in August and we planned a Road Trip Extravaganza around the South Island and tried to cram as much into one week as we possibly … More South Island: Part One
Some of our family arrived from the UK last week, and it was very exciting to wait in the airport for them (I made a colourful sign to welcome them, which Mr S was too embarrassed to hold). After taking them on a little tiki tour of the Eastern suburbs in Welly, we started talking … More Top 10 tips to survive long haul flights
I’m in a very excitable mood today, we had a lovely chat with some of our family at the weekend, and are looking forward to welcoming them to NZ in August. One of the most exciting things is that we’ll all be taking a trip to the South Island together! It will be my first … More Do you miss me?
In preparation for emigrating to New Zealand, I’ve been spending lots of time with family and the English countryside, as these are the things I think I’ll miss the most when we go (as well as the BBC, can you get Doctor Who in NZ?). Its been lovely to spend time with everyone, but it’s … More Family Time