Timaru

Mum’s birthday and driving north

Our final day in Timaru and the main reason we’d come down, Mum’s birthday. The morning was spent preparing food and getting everything ready for brunch as a bevy of family arrived. There were copious pancakes and croissants, fruit and Christmas mince pies. And then it was time for a Read more…

By brendon, ago
Timaru

Timaru for a few days

From Hanmer Springs we continued on towards Timaru with a couple of stops in Christchurch, one to pick up some duplo we’d bid for on TradeMe and a second stop at Riccarton Mall to stretch the legs. We were looking for some new shoes for Alayna and found a pair Read more…

By brendon, ago
Timaru

Granny

Today was my Granny’s funeral in Timaru. We couldn’t attend but by all accounts it was a lovely ceremony and lots of happy memories were shared. Keryn and I will say our final goodbyes when we next visit down South. Granny was 95 and we attended her birthday celebration earlier Read more…

By brendon, ago
Timaru

Down South

We took a long planned trip down to Timaru on the weekend. Keryn finally got to meet Liam and also got reacquainted with my Aunty Helen who provided the transport between Christchurch and Timaru. We had a fairly chilled time hanging out with family, no stress or bother. I ended Read more…

By brendon, ago
Timaru

Christchurch and Timaru

Earlier this week I had a quick visit down South, taking in Bridget’s graduation in Christchurch and a day and a half in Timaru to visit my recently arrived nephew Liam. Bridget was receiving her Masters from Canterbury University and I was tasked with taking a few photos. There was Read more…

By brendon, ago
Timaru

Family Christmas

We travelled down to Timaru by car, taking the Blue Bridge ferry across Cook Stait. We had Patricia and Sam with us and Patricia has inside knowledge for the first ferry, running off to find us a cabin upstairs. It was nice to have an area we could relax and Read more…

By brendon, ago
Timaru

We went to Timaru

I took very few photos on our Timaru trip, not sure why in the end. Anyway, we were visiting family and seeing niece Keira for the first time (Skype excepted). I did spend an evening taking a few photos of Keira as she did her thing, they’re up on flickr Read more…

By brendon, ago
Timaru

Wedding photos

It has been a while but today I was able to upload the photos taken by myself at Bridget and Dean’s Wedding last year. Our current hosting package had it’s one year anniversary today so I was able to upgrade our package to give us lots more space. So, click Read more…

By Brendon Doran, ago
Timaru

And now New Zealand

After a whirlwind tour we have now found ourselves in Tekapo. We’ve been up north and stayed with Keryn’s family, going for walks on the beach and in the forest and also spending time with our cats. Then it was down to Timaru and time with my family before The Read more…

By Brendon Doran, ago