It just takes time

It just takes time

It’s Friday morning here and the kids are giving me grief for not submitting my final Gisborne blog post (!). We have been running around trying to see friends and say our goodbyes, while also getting the house packed up and things ready on the home front for our...
She’ll be right

She’ll be right

I can’t believe it. Our year abroad in New Zealand has flown by, and now we’re getting ready to head home. As a family, we’ve gone through so much, learned so many new things, and become closer than ever. This year has made me into such a better person, and I’m so...
Deja Vu

Deja Vu

Perhaps it is due to the change of seasons, or perhaps for reasons I don’t know, but one thing is for sure – things have changed again. This one crept up on me; I was so proud of how well we were all doing here, how well we’d gotten used to our new lives in Gisborne....
New School, Same me

New School, Same me

It has been a couple of weeks since I started Year 9, and it has been quite the transition. I finished at Gisborne Intermediate (Gisint) around the middle of December and was on a two month break until February. I’m not at Gisint this term because intermediate only...
Hobbies

Hobbies

When we first arrived, a very nice man asked me a question that stopped me in my tracks because I had no answer – I was literally stumped. The fact that I was stumped was troubling to me, and dumbfounding to him. He asked me: “Fred, outside of running Her Corner and...