Category Archives: New Zealand

Down and in – Update on Build

Progress continues at pace now and our project manager (Caleb) is doing a great job of keeping us informed around what’s happening on site. He’s also full of advice and general helpfuln… Source: Down and in Advertisements

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A Week of Two Halves

What a week it’s been.  We visited our section on Sunday afternoon and took a few snapshots as the digger is now on site.  Unfortunately, work can’t begin until we receive the nod from the local Council. Monday morning came … Continue reading

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Our Piece of Paradise

A few months ago we bought our own piece of paradise. Well, a plot of land in Whatawhata, Hamilton.  It’s on a hillside, which means we have great views out over the surrounding countryside. We’ve chosen our builders (Anthem Homes) … Continue reading

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My Week in Progress

A few weeks ago I joined Instagram and have been trying to take more photos of everyday life. Feel free to follow me here. We’re coming into our busy season at work and there is a lot going on at … Continue reading

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Saturday, Saturday, Sat..ur..day!

It was a lovely winter’s day here in the Waikato yesterday.  A sharp frost but one of those mornings that you know is going to turn into a beautiful day with clear blue skies.  I wasn’t disappointed.   We visited … Continue reading

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Shaking off the winter blues

I’ve been suffering from a little cabin fever recently.  It’s winter in the southern hemisphere, work is full on and the last two weekends I’ve been ill.  To shake off the winter blues we took a trip over to Raglan … Continue reading

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Anyone for a cup of tea?

I visited the Hamilton Craft & Quilt Fair at the weekend.   I bought a couple of books and some accessories but could easily have purchased these online.  I realised very quickly that unless you were into quilting. sewing or … Continue reading

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