The Love List #5

Catching up on last week’s Love List. A quick trip to NZ meant adjusting from early morning ocean dips to lows of 9° degrees in Christchurch, but catching up with family and friends made the cold so worth it! Early morning Autumn swims… A lovely feature on Peppa Hart Bride… Check out Soph’s amazing bridal … Continue reading

The Love List #4

My mini BFF. I’m lucky enough to have two godsons. They’re amazing. Trilogy Botanical Bath Wash. Smells so gooood and for some reason it reminds me of staying here. Pure indulgence. When a City Falls. This film really encapsulates the strength of the people in Christchurch. Some parts were awful to watch, but it ends … Continue reading

Picture Perfect

1. Kaikoura, 2. Cherryland, Blenheim, 3. Cloudy Bay Winery, Renwick, 4. The Farm, 5 & 6. Akaroa and 7 & 8 Lake Tekapo (my fave place and exciting news to come!).


It did occur to me that whilst we were away there could  be more earthquakes, but I didn’t actually think I’d experience 300+ terrifying shakes whilst on holiday. Whilst Christmas shopping in the CBD, I’d just left one of the new shops made from a container when the first 5.8 earthquake hit. The ground moved … Continue reading

Putting the Logic into Packing

Loving this simple packing guide. Finally some logic to the chaos that resides before I go anywhere… Just checked the weather in NZ… Low of 8 today. Image source: Unknown