Lomani Island Resort – Fiji

June 19, 2024

BULA! (pronouced ‘buu-laa’ and means Hello and/or Welcome) As you’d know, we recently had a week away in Fiji. Here’s the promised post to wrap up that week. Strap yourself in, this is a MEGA post. There are lots of piccies and some videos! My goodness this was a time consuming one to put together. One week in paradise, a zillion photos & videos to sort through, lots to tell, show and share, and trying to condense it all down…

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hit the ground running

I’m back and I hit the ground running …

HELLO, I’m back! … and I hit the ground running so didn’t get time to prepare a post on my week in Fiji. Hopefully that will be next week! So why did I hit the ground running? Well, my sister (who I share visiting…

June 12, 2024

Out of Office: Jetting off soon to Fiji!

In five days time we are jetting off to Fiji for a week. We’re staying at an island resort and our holiday package includes a variety of great activities. I have a lot to do before then so I probably won’t feel excited until…

May 22, 2024
New Zealand

NZ Trip: Oamaru and Lake Tekapo

I’m continuing on with our road trip around the south island of New Zealand in May/June last year. It was a three week trip so too much to cover in one post, hence several posts and more to come yet! If you haven’t seen…

May 15, 2024
Happy Birthday

May – the month of birthdays!

May is always a busy month of birthdays around here. I think I’ve written about this fact many times on the blog but this year I’m feeling more reflective than previous years. May 1 – was my father-in-law’s birthday (deceased now) and is my…

May 8, 2024
Dunedin New Zealand

NZ Trip: Dunedin

DAY 13 (25 May 2023) This morning we had breakfast at our accommodation at Te Anau followed by a quick look around town, and then we were on the road again headed to our destination for the next two nights. Buckle yourselves in –…

May 1, 2024

Finding a connection at the nail salon

Today’s post is one of those ones that are like a chat over a coffee with some friends. I need to get more NZ trip posts done but lack the energy. Those posts require a lot of energy as there are a lot of…

April 24, 2024

Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy (FED)

If you’ve been reading posts here at Write of the Middle for some time, you might remember that in June 2022 I had eye surgery. I had Bilateral Cataract Extraction and Intraocular Lens Implants. What I didn’t tell you in that post was that…

April 17, 2024

Settlement Day

Today, April 10 2024, is settlement day. It’s significant because from this day on our family home is no longer ours (all going well). Please bare with me. I’m a very sentimental thing and I have to pay homage to my family home. It’s…

April 10, 2024
Doubtful Sound

NZ Trip – Te Anau and Doubtful Sound

DAY 12 (24 May 2023) Another big day today that started with breakfast at the lodge where we’re staying Te Anau Lodge’ – you can read more about where we stayed in this post. The lodge itself is a 1936 relocated former convent –…

April 3, 2024
Stradbroke Island

Taking Stock – March 2024

Hello everyone – I’m back! A huge thank you to Deb of Deb’s World and Sue of Women Living Well After Fifty for hosting #WWWhimsy for the past three weeks when I needed to drop the blogging ball for a while. I can’t seem…

March 20, 2024