The Parrot Place is close to my parents house in Kerikeri. I took the kids when they were very small and then never really went again. Then just the year we have been a couple of times and it really is a lovely place to visit. The birds are full of character and it is a joy wandering around seeing the variety. Her’s a few of the colourful characters.
You might have noticed last year that I haven’t been sharing much. A while back I was reading about an amazing photographer and wanting to see more of their work. When I enquired about a website a friend responded, they are too busy shooting to get their website finished. It struck a cord in me Continue reading
Earlier this year our family headed out to Matakana for the day and checked out the Sculptureum while we were there. The kids loved exploring and looking at all the interesting sculptures. It was well worth the day trip and they talked about it for days afterwards. Continue reading
When I started researching my trip to China I read about the show Impressions of Sanjie Liu and decided that it was one of the things I had to put on my list of to dos. I am so glad I did. To experience an outdoor show set on the lake surrounded by karst mountains made for a unique atmosphere and added to the cultural experience that was displayed during the show. Continue reading
During my time in Xian I went to the Tang Dynasty Show. It was an incredible production that included a dumpling meal and cultural show. The dancing, costumes and set were great. Although some of the “music” was peculiar and strange to my uneducated ears it was a great experience all round. Continue reading