Life in NZ – The First 10 Years (2006 to 2016)

December 18, 2009

And the Beat Goes On……

Four months have passed since I wrote my last post on building our dream house.   Have we been idle?   Hell no!   Things have been moving along and we’ve now got a Total Span garage to show for it!  And we’ve got an irrigation system for the whole property and work […]
December 18, 2009

Feliz Navidad

Feliz Navidad, Buon Natale, Merry Christmas. I can’t believe Christmas is a week away.  I’m so not ready.  Being in the southern hemisphere doesn’t help either as my mind just can’t make the association between the long days and warm weather and the concept of Santa on his sleigh.   I […]
September 17, 2009

Uhmm, possum pie?

Okay, I never thought we’d get to this.  But when our beloved lemon tree and lovingly cared for lemons started being eaten by possums, Bruce said ‘enough’!   And so came two Timms Possum Kill Traps, a highly recommended and supposedly humane method of possum control, and out they went […]
September 15, 2009

There’s A New Girl In Town……

And her name is Nina and she’s our new 6 month old poodle.   Oh my god, she’s the cutest thing evah!  I guess that’s what all new moms and dads have to say, eh?    We’ve had her for one week today and she really is a darling.  We’ve […]