We did it! We finally bought ourselves a tent and booked in our first weekend of camping in New Zealand (only took us a year and 8 months!). After emailing one million campsites to check their dog rules, we finally chose Matauri Bay in the 'winterless North' for its beach front camping and charming surroundings. What mostly … Continue reading Carry on camping: Matauri Bay
Last month, spring arrived in Auckland and all that sweet vitamin D beaming down from the sky inspired me to attempt the 'photo per day' challenge on my La Sardina. Unfortunately, spring showers prevailed and grey days don't get me reaching for the camera, so that project faded out pretty quickly. Instead I decided to use the roll … Continue reading Bathing in the purple rain.
All hallows eve. That one night of the year when the spirits rise from the dead and once again walk the earth...*evil laugh*. It's a rather unspooky 31 October in Auckland. The orange fallen leaves and darkening nights are nowhere to be seen, instead replaced with warm evenings and baby lambs skipping around fields. Not that I'm … Continue reading Spring breaks