Hey Jude

Dementia at Christmas time

This title is sort of weird now I review it.




Midlife Musings

Well, I’ve been AWOL for the past little while…my apologies.




Memories of Dad

Even though it’s another 12 months till Father’s Day rolls around again, dads are in the job 24/7





A visit to Summerset on Cavendish

I head to Christchurch to celebrate the opening of the main building at Summerset on Cavendish.



Magical Queenstown

We’ve just had a week in Queenstown, and I have to say it’s just a great part of the country.



 The joy of little people

I had a family dinner recently for my niece who now lives in Wellington and was back in Auckland for a few days with her little man.





Smart young things

There sure are some smart young things out there.



Kindness and hope

When I watch CNN news it’s standard that global events are not pretty.


NZ Television's Diamond Anniversary

June 1st marked the 60th anniversary of the country's first television broadcast in 1960.


An Impressive Reign

Did you think about Queen Elizabeth II on Queen’s Birthday Weekend?




For the love of Billie

Have you had a dog in your life?



Motherhood and special memories

With Mother’s Day having just clocked over in this Covid-19 environment, it’s probably been an unusual one.


A brief history of three

Level Three is here, so let’s celebrate the number from all sides!



Remembering our heroes on Anzac Day

Soon it will be Anzac Day and for the first time in history, services across New Zealand have been cancelled due to Covid 19 concerns.


When the going gets tough - bake Afghan biscuits

How are you going there in your bubble?





Musings on life in a bubble

In a situation that changes weekly, daily and hourly with Covid-19, there is a huge danger in writing something that could sound horribly out of date by the time it goes public.