Concerts & Festivals

LUX Light Festival 2017

After a hiatus in 2016 the LUX festival was reconfigured and back lighting up the Wellington night for 2017. Starting earlier in the year meant that the installations were powered up earlier in the evening which allowed us to attend with Alayna at a reasonable hour which was a bonus. Read more…

By brendon, ago
Babies & Children

Zoo portraits

Keryn and I are now zoo crew members with Alayna getting to visit for free until she gets to her 3rd birthday. On a cool and showery Sunday we visited the zoo and checked out (and were checked out by) the occupants. With every visit Alayna is getting more and Read more…

By brendon, ago
Babies & Children

Visiting Wellington Zoo

Alayna is fast becoming a fan of the natural world and becomes quite entranced with animals. Our cats are definitely a focus of attention and when there are birds outside Alayna will sit and watch with interest. When we visit Zealandia its obvious that Alayna is getting more and more Read more…

By brendon, ago
Cats

Penny Cat

Penny isn’t doing so well up in Whangarei, she’s been at the vet for a few days now and has thyroid problems. Hopefully the vets will sort her out and she’ll be back at home with Keryn’s parents soon. Here are a few Penny photos from happier days. Photo by Read more…

By brendon, ago
Concerts & Festivals

A week of rain

The last few weeks have been pretty wet, though thankfully the Wellington region has been largely free of the flooding occurring in other parts of New Zealand. We’ve been getting out a little bit and went in to town one cold and wet evening to see Mel Parsons play at Read more…

By brendon, ago
Wellington

A month around Wellington

So, we’ve been in Wellington a while now and we’ve been checking out our new home region. We’ve been up to Otaki for some Icebreaker factory shop loving and along the way took a few back roads. We found a view along the Kapiti coast so took a few photos: Read more…

By brendon, ago
Whangarei

Up in Whangarei

Hello, We have installed ourselves in Whangarei safely – there’s still a lot of redistribution of boxes and other stuff but it should be easy from here. The cats survived the trip well enough, no real complaints. They seem to have adapted to the new environment no problem. We took Read more…

By Keryn, ago