A slice of paradise – Okuti Garden feature

This summer we visited our friends, James and Jane Mullins, two beautiful people who own and manage the glorious Okuti Garden down in Little River, Banks Peninsula, South Island. Okuti Garden is an eco-homestay, where the emphasis is on creating “lovely spaces for creating and playing, and to provide clean, comfortable, affordable accommodation”  James and … More A slice of paradise – Okuti Garden feature

England Tour 2013: Simple Pleasures… my holiday hopes and dreams

I’m on holiday at the moment with the whanau, living it up in sun-kissed England.  Yes, the sun is shining, in a very uncharacteristically hot way for the UK, more recently better known for its biblical floods and other meteorological pestilence.  It is a much anticipated holiday, and the first chance for the family to … More England Tour 2013: Simple Pleasures… my holiday hopes and dreams