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A roof over our heads

Settlement has come and gone, and we’ve now moved into our new house – it’s a bungalow built in around 1925, and we’ve already made a few changes by ripping up most of the carpets and exposing the beautiful floorboards hidden beneath. The boards are creamy rimu – a native wood that you’re not allowed to harvest any more due to conservation concerns.

We’re also putting in central heating and thinking about renovations – how nice would a deck be?! what about a brand new kitchen?! Dreams for now, but fingers crossed we’ll be able to get more done soon!

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Visiting Melbourne, but settling in to Dunedin

2018 was an exciting year – mostly because of Mogwai – but also because we’ve really settled in to our life here in Dunedin, NZ. So much so that we’ve bought a house! The settlement happens shortly, so for now we’re looking forward to moving in and making the place our own.

We also had a trip back to Melbourne in December-January to celebrate my grandmother’s 90th birthday.

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