We are Cath & Andy, avid travellers who are either travelling or planning the next trip. Come along and join us for the ride as we house sit and explore new destinations. On Red Door Ponderings you will find destination guides, travel essentials we love, and information about long-term travel in your 40s and 50s with your significant other.
Today is going to be a good day. I can just tell. The sun is shining. I had a quiet breakfast and coffee sitting outside reading the paper. All by myself. It was wonderful. I am sitting here listening to the chickens next door making their morning chicken noises, looking at the beautiful gerbera which […]
It is summer here in New Zealand. This is also a time of plentiful growth in the garden and plenty of supplies at the local market. Our garden has been blooming, and after a day of weeding and planting seedlings it now looks like this. Our garden is riddled with oxalis which is the bane […]
We are on the road, heading off on vacation for a week. We are stopping off at a family wedding tomorrow, then it is to the beach. My aims for the week are to make the big decisions of the day revolve around whether I should lie down or sit up to read. There will […]
It feels like Summer has arrived. I suspect by writing this I will have jinxed it – and we will be treated to rain and howling winds. Summer fruit is available and I have been scoffing strawberries and cherries like there is no tomorrow. Apricots are just coming in – and goodness they are tasty. […]