Photo Friday – My Life

This weeks Photo Friday: “My Life” Fireworks for the opening of the 2011 Rugby World Cup in Auckland. My life in a photograph – this one was hard! This photo has colour, lights and explosions. And it was taken on a boat. My life is challenging, exciting, loud and I love it.

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Photo Friday – Swift

This weeks Photo Friday: “Swift” A storm front moves quickly over Beach Haven stealing the last of the days light and replacing it with rain.

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Oktoberfest at Deep Creek

On Saturday, Deep Creek Brewery in Browns Bay held their 3rd Oktoberfest. We packed the kids and the dog up on Friday and headed up to Auckland to stay with Mel and Gary and attend Oktoberfest for the second time. Live music, good beer, great friends – what more could you want?

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Anna’s Birthday Dinner

Anna had a significant birthday whilst overseas at the end of September. We all got together on Wednesday night in Auckland to celebrate for that birthday. We went to dinner at Monsoon Poon and enjoyed South East Asian food, a bit of wine, a lot of laughs and a cake (courtesy of Jan). Photographs in this post were taken by…

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Winter Highs – and Lows

Last night I was driving home over the Harbour Bridge and Beach Haven looked like this. I know – stunning right? This morning was freezing cold but today has turned into another gorgeous day. And looking at the forecast, we should have our high til Saturday at least. One small bummer – I weighed in this morning. 400g up. I…

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Happy Easter!

The sun finally arrived – and it stayed all weekend!  I love love love the sun, almost as much as I love long weekends. Ken bought his kids up to Auckland for the Easter break.  It was the first time that they had been to my place (let alone stayed a night) so I was a bit worried and panicky…

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