9 January 2015

Friday figments and photos

A fortnight of celebrating Christmas and New Years in New Zealand was unspeakably wonderful. Going from 6°C to 24°C sunshine, getting innumerable hugs from family and breaking bread with good friends helped heal a hole I didn't even realise I had.

New Zealand Christmas & New Year - Adventures of a London Kiwi
New Zealand Christmas & New Year - Adventures of a London Kiwi

New Zealand Christmas & New Year - Adventures of a London Kiwi

New Zealand Christmas & New Year - Adventures of a London Kiwi

New Zealand Christmas & New Year - Adventures of a London Kiwi

New Zealand Christmas & New Year - Adventures of a London Kiwi
 
New Zealand Christmas & New Year - Adventures of a London Kiwi

New Zealand Christmas & New Year - Adventures of a London Kiwi

New Zealand Christmas & New Year - Adventures of a London Kiwi

New Zealand Christmas & New Year - Adventures of a London Kiwi
New Zealand Christmas & New Year - Adventures of a London Kiwi
 
New Zealand Christmas & New Year - Adventures of a London Kiwi

32 comments :

  1. Hobbit homes, baby hands, warm weather and delicious food. You're on to a winning combo! x

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  2. Makes me want to jump on a plane. I love how that lion looks like its lounging in the middle of suburbia! Can't wait to catch up!! xx

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  3. What beautiful photos! I love the hobbit home, and that last picture, stunning!

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  4. Gorgeous photos! What a beautiful country... And the hobbit home! *sigh*

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  5. Emma, your photos are unreal!! I loved looking at them - took me away from the cold for a few minutes!

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  6. Gorgeous photos, makes me wish I could go back right now!

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  7. Oh Emma, what gorgeous photos...that little hand....ahhh!!!

    Lots of love,

    Angie

    SilverSpoon London

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  8. Looks like it was a good trip home. Lovely photos!

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  9. Whoooooooooooo there goes the homesickness - lucky it's only 53 days til I take off! Looks like you had a fabulous trip :)

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  10. I'm impressed by those photos... Auckland, Matamata and Wellington zoo (I think...) good traveling!

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  11. I love these photos!!! I did know I had a hole so absolutely cherished being around people who adore me for three whole weeks. I loved every minute!

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  12. So many lovely photos! Got to say, the first and the last are definitely my favourite!


    Hope that hole is sufficiently filled :)

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  13. Thanks - it's a new camera, a lovely present from Santa :) That gap is doing much better x

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  14. Isn't is just so very wonderful? The best kind of refresh break!

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  15. Awww, cheers! It's all down to the lens, not the monkey handling it!
    I managed the length and breadth of the North Island in this trip. Next time, South Island!

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  16. Worth every second on those awful, awful flights!

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  17. I know, isn't that little hand just divine! He even obliged me by falling asleep so I could take hundreds of photos :)

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  18. Let's go! Seriously, the cold weather is sucking...!

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  19. Recounting my trip is helping me through the ominous threats of snow...!

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  20. Waaaaah! Have a fabulous, fabulous time!!!

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  21. It's homemade old-fashioned Christmas pudding. It was utterly divine.

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  22. Hobbiton was pretty epic - I really wanted to move in...!

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  23. I have Kiwi supplies at home if you need them... :) Seriously, half my suitcase was chocolate, Watties and biscuits...

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  24. I was so very lucky - all the hugs refreshed my soul!

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  25. They're all mine on a Christmas present that a very smart Santa brought me :)

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  26. Yikes, all my friends on facebook are talking about the snow right now!

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