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I’ve entered the Auckland 1/2 Marathon. Race day is next weekend – Sunday 31 October 2016 – to be precise. I’m running for the Mental Health Foundation, although pardon me, … Continue reading

October 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Mastercook – The third season – Tessa and Spring 2016

How long has it been since the second season of our Mastercook in the Bay of Plenty, plenty of ‘bay – urban dictionary defines as: short for baby something you … Continue reading

October 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

What’s happening in Tauranga -October 2016

I’m visiting Auckland at present. LOVING eating out. Went to a dear friend’s (whom i met playing the piano when we were both 12 years young) record launch at Audio … Continue reading

October 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Kirtan – one woman’s experience

Kirtan and i have had a once unrequited love affair for over 20 years. I used to practice ashtanga at Auckland Yoga Academy and for many years i saw Karen printed on the cardboard … Continue reading

September 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

What’s happening in Tauranga – September 2016

We did it. Spring has arrived.Breathe out. I’m training for my first ever half marathon post 3 kids. I could say, i’m trying to train. My calves are so pain-struck i … Continue reading

September 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Nourished: A Mothers’ Retreat in the Bay of Plenty

I moved back to the T of the G of the A when our first born was 3 months young. I was nervous to leave Auckland as i was living … Continue reading

August 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ken Robinson’s infamous Ted Talk

This is an oldie but a goodie, which I’ve possibly shared before, but the sun is shining, so let’s share again… Image from Pennie Brownlee and Dance with me in … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

What’s happening in Tauranga – August 2016

How was that hail? Our garden magnolia has a fuschia furry bud. Clara bent down to the snowdrops on the way home from school. We’re nearly there folks…Spring’s just over … Continue reading

August 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Greerton Yarn Bombs 2016

I am so excited. It’s school pick-up time, but i thought i’d squeeze in a giant sized handful and of photos before i collect my ‘i-don’t-want-mum-unavailable-looking-serious-and-on-the-computer-which-is-fair-enough’ children. Get yourselves to … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · 3 Comments

Last night’s listening and some grumpiness…James Hillman, Bill Plotkin and our preference for virtual reality

Who LOVED Pathfinder bookshop? I actually just had to google it, to make sure it didn’t still exist, cos i want it to so badly, in the physical form i mean. … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

What’s happening in Tauranga – July 2016

I nearly just wrote a post – what happened in Tauranga – June 2016, cos i have FOMO, and connectors guilt, that i didn’t find the space and heart to … Continue reading

July 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

I’ve been watching – July 2016

I’ve been trying to think of some nifty way to link these vids together, some intelligent theme, whilst i wash the pots, juicer and wooden spoons and listen to the … Continue reading

July 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Matua Plunket Kindergarten go for a Yarn Bomb

Matua Plunket Kindergarten is getting behind Greerton Village’s famous festival – Yarn Bombing the many ‘nude’ trees along Chadwick and Cameron Roads. Greerton Guerilla Knitter’s have co-ordinated this celebration of creativity … Continue reading

June 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Why we choose Matua Plunket Kindergarten

I am honoured with raising 3 children. All 3 of our kids have gone or go to Matua Plunket Kindergarten. Our family LOVE our kindy. Here are some of the … Continue reading

June 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

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