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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Let’s Walk and Talk

For nearly two weeks I’ve been house sitting, dog sitting, cat sitting in Hamilton. This shaggy face above is my fur-nephew Norman (a Shih Tzu who seems happy with everything and anything that goes on). This weekend we took him out walking both days – on Saturday we walked along the Waikato River and then on Sunday we walked through…

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Extended Family Weekend

I say Extended Family but we are not all related by blood.  I’m referring to a group of my Auckland friends – a group that keeps expanding as people are matching and hatching.  We used to have dinner parties, great food, a lot of wine and a lot of laughs.  There were around 5 or 6 of us.  Now, a…

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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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February 2012 iPhone Collage

This months – well February’s – post is basically on time! Being on time makes a nice change for the month as I feel as if I have been in catch up mode with the 365 Project and with the Feb Photo A Day challenge that I completed. Trying to do all of them might have been a bit much…

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