Category: travels

  • Getting away from it all… so you can remember how it was.
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    Getting away from it all… so you can remember how it was.

    I’m recently back from holidays this past week. It was the first chance I’ve had for a decent break (on my OWN!) after a particularly full-on year and I really needed some time away to recharge the batteries. I’m pretty easy-going when it comes to holidays, I’m happy just to get away! But I do […]

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    Ghosts of holidays past…

    Just before the Ninja Boy turned 4, we decided to take a family holiday to New Zealand. Ten years had passed since our last visit and I was desperate to take my boys to see everyone back home. The decision was made to go for 12 days during the winter school holidays in July. We’d […]

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    Soothe the soul…

      Holidays have that precious ability to soothe my soul, especially at this manic time of the year. After the frenzied crazy of Christmas it’s so good to get away from it all, even if it’s only for a short while. My family and I have just had three amazing days away and we’ve loved […]

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    Family ties…

    Anyone who knows me well will attest to the fact that I absolutely love to travel. I’ve noticed this love affair with travel seems to be increasing as I get older — I’m reasonably sure that has some kind of significance — and I’ve been very lucky to have racked up quite a few frequent flier miles over the […]

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    Kia Ora!

    This is Blenheim, where my mother – the Groovy Grandma – lives. It is a small town situated near the top of New Zealand’s south island and lies smack bang in the middle of the Marlborough wine district, an area well-known for its world-class savignon blancs. It is also, very fortuitously for me, the home […]

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About Me

Hi, I’m Sarah!

Former wild-child of the 80’s, classic rock fan and loyal friend to a particularly awesome group of people. Forever planning to write more. Fervently wishes she lived at the beach. Loves the mighty All Blacks. Rather partial to a cheeky glass of red.

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