Day 4: Check out FREE live music

Every summer, Auckland Council puts on a series of free outdoor gigs in different locations in Auckland.  I have been attending these for many years and love the variety of the acts.  In the past I have listened to jazz, reggae, rock, classical, swing, pop, acoustic… the list goes on. Depending on your mood, you…

Day 3: Get creative with chalk

This weekend I went down to the Coromandel to celebrate my twin nephews birthdays.  With the assistance of their dad and older sister, they drew some fantastic shapes and drawings on the driveway using coloured chalk.  It looked so effective when peering down from upstairs and it totally brought a smile to my face! I had…