Category Archives for "Wellington"

Oct 29

Discover Petone, New Zealand

| New Zealand

Reading time: 10 Minutes Since selling our house in August we have been housesitting in the Wellington region.  In between house sits we have been staying in Petone, Lower Hutt. We recently had two weeks in Petone and love it. Petone is a lovely seaside suburb bordered by a beach that can be wild and […]

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May 03

A Beginner’s Guide to Wellington New Zealand

| New Zealand

Wellington New Zealand, has been called the ‘Coolest Little Capital in the World’.  I am not going to argue with that.  Wellington is a small city nestled on a beautiful harbor, surrounded by a lovely accessible green belt and a ‘couple’ of hills.  The upside of those hills – the view.  This is our Beginner’s […]

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Apr 14

Staycation

| New Zealand

It is Easter Weekend this weekend in New Zealand. This means it is a four day weekend for most of us (those of us who work for ourselves may approach it slightly differently though).  We are in the middle of getting our house ready to sell and will be doing final touch ups over the […]

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Jun 26

Big Sky

| Wellington

It is a funny time of year in Wellington. We swing from very cold, windy and wet days to days like today. Calm and warm. I took this picture this morning…what a wonderful view to see when working….  

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May 30

Ombra, Wellington

| New Zealand

On a windy afternoon, post haircut I headed to Ombra, located on Cuba Street, Wellingotn.  I was in heaven having a glass of prosecco and brocolli fritters – solo – at Ombra.  We dine at Ombra frequently, and I think it is one of the best Wellington restaurants.  Ombra is fab, great service and great […]

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Jul 22

Things I have learnt

| New Zealand

I now work for myself.  Which means I have to relearn a whole lot of skills which have lain dormant (if they existed at all) because for over 15 years I have had staff and teams of people to work with, to get projects over the line.  Now, it is just me.  Oh, and I […]

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