Saturday, March 26, 2011
She went to London in August 2008.
While based there, she managed to get about to Dublin and Amsterdam, amongst other places.
She came home in December 2009.
More recently, a friend she met in the UK, came to visit and stay with her, joining us for Christmas.
And now, Charlotte and Gareth have decided to get married!
The what, when and how is yet to be decided, but we'll keep you posted.
Saturday, March 12, 2011
Some of the inanimate ones made their way here after Mother moved from her own home and then were joined by the last ones after Mother died. A few Mother gave us in earlier years.
However they got here, they all appear to be enjoying themselves, and show no inclination to leave.
See for yourself.
The latest was an Art Auction.
There was a good selection of work for sale - some donated, some on commission, some with reserve prices, some without.
We took (some of) the family along, and then bought a number of pieces ourselves.
Monday, March 7, 2011
But then today, the weather improved, so Goldie found a spot from which she could survey the backyard. And then a visitor buzzed in to say hello and enjoy the warmth with her:
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Or, if you prefer,
The best or most authoritative source for 'technical' information:
Sarah Rose was able to see how Wellington reacted to the call for 2 minutes of silence to mark one week since the earth shook.
The 'shake' took a lot of people outside of Christchurch by surprise.