I have been longing for some snow but there has been none. We haven't even had a proper frost, that is, not until this morning and the first real frost did not disappoint me. I used to love frosty mornings when we lived in Christchurch with the sound and the sensation of crunchy grass beneath… Continue reading A beautiful frosty morning
Where are the penguins?
Yesterday I took the children to the snow and the beach on the same day. There are few places in the world where you can do this and I don't count Auckland as one of them because the snow was fake snow at Snow Planet. Christchurch is just such a place though. Although the beach… Continue reading Where are the penguins?
We are back from our little adventure and it was a bit of a disaster because we were all so sick. We just felt rotten for much of the time and depleted of energy with sore throats, chesty, phlegmy coughs, headaches and all the rest. We're still not right but have passed the worst of… Continue reading Mount Ruapehu