Monthly Archives: May 2014

I got up early this morning

I got up early this morning. Four thirty am to be exact. I didn’t mean to but you can get so much done when you get up early. My aunty got up around that time every day of her life … Continue reading

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I told the goats I would slit their throats myself…

We have five acres that we are trying to knock into shape using the permaculture theory and one acre down the back of our property is the food growing area. We have the hens in top left hand side, vege … Continue reading

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The Cork will certainly come in handy for cramps…

When we decided to make this trip we told Mum at one of our Friday night dinners. She was so excited she raced off to get her books and notes from her trip done some twenty years earlier. We talked … Continue reading

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…as I slipped into the steamy hot water

I awoke to the sound of birds this morning. I lay there for a few minutes wondering how different it will be on our trip. I’m wondering if we will be sleeping in, or up early not wanting to miss … Continue reading

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They lied…

The old scales were hanging around the kitchen, getting under my feet all the time…begging me to hop right up and feel great about how much weight I was losing and I must admit I succumbed on the odd occasion. … Continue reading

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It’s Party Time!

We are on the ferry home from Waiheke. What a great day with family, wine, dance and song. Amy and Damen had set the scene with their lounge set up a bit like a Turkish tent. Sheets and scarves strung … Continue reading

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We’re rich!

We cashed up the bonus bonds that never won us much more than $20 occasionally and drew on the retirement fund, cause we may never get old…nah we’re just gunna get the kids to look after us when we get … Continue reading

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