Christmas

Christmas 2012

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The temperature was blistering hot in Nelson at over 30 degrees on Christmas Day, 2012.  Poppy opened her presents and dressed up in her new clothes to sing at church then we visited some friends before hitting the road to Picton.  On the way we stopped at the Pelorus River to cool off then enjoyed […]

Christmas

christmas 2011

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Isn’t five years old an awesome age for Christmas? Poppy chose and decorated the tree herself, prepared all the traditional things for Santa, had wonderful conversations with the mall & retail Santas she met and was fully engaged in the whole process of the countdown – including identifying the date with her advent calendar every morning […]

Christmas

boxing day 2010

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After a relaxing morning playing with all the new toys, we decided to make the most of the amazing weather and head to Tahunanui Beach where Poppy rode the trains and walked the beach.  Then after an afternoon sleep, we took GranJan to the movies in Motueka to see Jack Black’s Gulliver’s Travels…. before picking […]