Our First Kiwi Christmas

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December 26th 2008
Published: December 27th 2008
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Well hello and Merry Christmas to you all!! Here we are, celebrating our first proper Christmas in New Zealand. The sun is shining and it's warm enough to be sat here in shorts and t-shirt as I write. I have to say, in many ways it just doesn't feel like Christmas at all. I mean, surely it's supposed to be cold and dreary outside? Not that I'm complaining! To get us in the festive spirit, we head... Read Full Entry

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Dessert QueenDessert Queen
Dessert Queen

It's official, Liz is the best cook in the world!
Mr & MrsMr & Mrs
Mr & Mrs

A Christmas portrait complete with beer. Well, it does seem to be part of the family!
Happy Jesus BirthdayHappy Jesus Birthday
Happy Jesus Birthday

No Christmas is complete without an OTT lit up house. And this one comes with the handy neon reminder that this is, after all, Jesus' birthday.
Testing, one twoTesting, one two
Testing, one two

Jude tries out the new camera Glynn gave her for Christmas and captures this rather lovely example of the versatility of human expression.
Spam Attack!Spam Attack!
Spam Attack!

Jude introduces Mayuko to the age old art of spamming.

It was a very intense game!
The Great Marmite ChallengeThe Great Marmite Challenge
The Great Marmite Challenge

Glynn readies his palate for the first sample - is it Vegemite, UK Marmite or NZ Marmite (yes, they are different companies)?
The Great Marmite ChallengeThe Great Marmite Challenge
The Great Marmite Challenge

Mia know which side her bread is marmited on!
Sump-thing Up?Sump-thing Up?
Sump-thing Up?

Mia and Isaac enlist the help of Mike to inspect the oil leak on Jaffa the Campervan.
A Feast for FiveA Feast for Five
A Feast for Five

Here's Glynn, Mia, isaac and Mayuko tucking in to a lovely Boxing Day feast. Jude is still playing with her new camera!

27th December 2008

loved the photoes
hi both We loved the photo's, Kev and I had simulier Christmas eve weather here in Sydney, and had the same thoughts ;0)) great minds think alike. like you, the weather was warm and sunny on Christmas day for us as well, We spent Christmas day with Danny and his Girlfriend Shamila at Steven and Ellettras house and in true to Ozie style we had BBQed Prawn's. plus a lot more goodies. It was lovely to read your blog, I hope you got our card in time for Christmas day? We think about you often Love from (Aunty) Margaret and Kev xx
29th December 2008

Merry Christmas!
Glad to see you enjoyed your first Christmas in your new home. Hope your New Year celebrations go fantastically too!

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