Category Archives for "Christchurch"

Jun 14

Time out

| Christchurch

We are away for the second weekend in three weeks. Very lovely, and it occured by accident. We will soldier on though. We have spent this weekend in Hanmer Springs. We have done a day trip here when I was working in Christchurch, so were familiar with the place. ¬†This time, we booked a cottage […]

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Nov 05

Morning

| Christchurch

I love quiet sunny mornings. I walk to work when in Christchurch.¬† Today it feels like summer is around the corner. The signs are all around: – no more tights. Well not for some months – strawberries. I eat loads of these. By the punnet. And then get hives. – asparagus. A core staple of […]

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Oct 30

Flexibility

| Christchurch

It is Spring. In Wellington where I mostly live this means howling winds, changeable weather and the odd glorious day. And as always, carrying a cardy ‘ just in case’. In Christchurch this means warm sunny days. Hence the need for flexibility. Going with the flow, wearing layers so one can be added or taken […]

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Jul 27

Serenity

| Christchurch

The earth has been moving. We have had a few decent shakes in the last week. This has made me slightly obsessive about checking Geonet, sleeping with a change of clothes nearby and thinking about where our safe haven would be (tbc). Ironically I escaped the rocking and rolling by heading to work as usual […]

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