Monthly Archives: July 2016

Saturday 30th July – thanks for listening

Yum cha seems appropriate for our last meal together, as we separate today. Ren heads back to Vancouver from San Jose and we back to New Zealand from San Francisco. I find myself pushing my thoughts in other directions to … Continue reading

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Friday 29th – chance meetings and like minded people. 

Most of the morning is taken up searching online, phoning and visiting possible places to buy redline Indian cotton diapers, as I learn to call them here. Tara has suddenly thought it’s possible we may get them here now they … Continue reading

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Thursday 28th July – an easy day with just dinner at Old Jerusalem

Gilbert leaves first and I shoo Ren out soon after. My knee is troubling me a little and decide I’m not walking up hill and down dale today. Ren had set up a ‘heart health’ app in my phone. She … Continue reading

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Wednesday 27 July – Dr Seuss keeps whispering to me

Gilbert’s having some time out from our constant ‘girl chatter’ and headed to the science museum today, while Ren and I decide to walk and sit in a park and just relax. First though I have made the decision to … Continue reading

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Tuesday 26th July – Hop on, Hop off

We jump on the ‘Hop on-Hop off’ bus and almost immediately Steven, who is our tour guide today, delights us with fascinating info. Not just tourist or history information but little tidbits about living in this city, his favourite eateries, … Continue reading

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Monday 25th July – A lazy day

We went out for breakfast but all spent a lazy day relaxing, then Ren and I headed out on an evening tour, but first a revisit to the art gallery on our way. I’m hooked on a piece by Dr … Continue reading

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Sunday 24 July – the blessing and bane of curly hair

Laura, Ren’s friend has arrived from New Zealand on a stop over and we head out in different directions so the girls can catch up. Gilbert and I just wander and find ourselves down at the waterfront where there are … Continue reading

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