Diamond in a paper bag

You never know the outcome of opening up your home and family to someone in need. We were amazed to read the attached article (NZ Listener 9th December 2017) where the accomplishments of Stan Tiatia were acknowledged. Stan came to live with us in 1985 (32 years ago) when he was studying for school certificate. … More Diamond in a paper bag

Stormy September

It was a bit blustery when we left home for our regular rocky ramble from Takapuna to Milford ….. and the tide was in. It was a great way to finish off the weekend. Home

Katikati Weekend

We drove down to the Randell’s for the weekend. Went on a lovely 5km coastal walk. Not too strenuous just the thing for getting over the flu. The local pool was very pleasant Ann Swimming (click to view) Home

Celebrating 42 years

On the 23 August, we celebrated 42 years of marriage. We did this by heading to Taupo for a quiet weekend with dinner out. We then ended up with a spontaneous¬†decision to head up Mt Ruapehu to the Whakapapa ski field. It was a bluebird day with new snow, no wind and plenty of sun. … More Celebrating 42 years