All posts tagged “family

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Perth

Now I know where to go when the oppressively humid Queensland summer gets too much.  Perth was gorgeous for four days in late January: clear cool mornings gave way to hot dry days which rolled into dusky evenings and BBQ dinners.  We had been to… Read More

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Where I’m from

Whenever someone asks where I used to live in New Zealand I’m not content with a simple answer. I say that we used to live in Auckland, but that I grew up in the rural Far North.  I might have lived away from the Far North… Read More

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Rarotonga

After a mere two weeks in my new job (let’s not take that new life too seriously, shall we?), I was lucky to be whisked away for a pre-organised trip back to New Zealand.  We spent three nights in Auckland, during which I attended my… Read More