Monthly Archives: December 2007

Wisdom of a cookie?

Hi all, I hope you have all had a good Christmas and are looking forward to 2008! We’ve both been off work since Christmas day and relaxing at home. After our various travels in November and December it’s been nice to just have some time at home. We’ve been sleeping in lots, playing board games […]

I’m dreaming of a kiwi Christmas…

I’m dreaming of a kiwi Christmas – a warm and sunny Christmas followed by long lazy days at the beach, bbq dinners and sunlight till late. It has been quite cold here this last week. Friday was the first day I’ve seen the canals icing over. It was -4C in the morning on Friday – […]

Home sweet home

We’re home from Austria! Our last few days on holiday were good. We went snowboarding on Friday and the weather turned out great for us. We had some blue sky and plenty of new snow from the days beforehand. I haven’t done much snowboarding before so spent most of my day on the beginner slopes […]


As I write this, I’m looking out the window at fir trees and villas dusted with white. It is snowing outside and forecast to continue snowing for the rest of today and tomorrow. We are in Bad Gastein, Austria. Matt arrived home on Saturday after a long day of travel from San Francisco. After a […]

San Francisco

My first week in San Francisco passed relatively quickly in a fairly regular routine of wake-up, catch shuttle, work, catch shuttle, sleep, repeat. I did manage to walk around some of downtown San Francisco on a couple of evenings, but it gets dark around 5:30ish here at the moment, so there isn’t alot to see […]