School holidays are back. I always wonder why I see a heap of kids out and about, but then remember that life exists outside of the office and holidays do too! There were more than 11 agriculture days/ calf clubs over the weekend, and unfortunately we couldn’t make it out to all of them. If you have photos, we hope you share them. Feel free to send us a few to share with our readers too!
Over the past few weeks I have managed to catch up with some of my friends who are doing amazing things. One just got back from playing football in Australia. The Kiwi team managed to come second overall, beating all but one of the Australian states.
It was a great effort and I can imagine she’s entitled to some bragging rights too.
A band I listened to in high school (disclaimer: I still listen to now) were in New Zealand a few weeks ago, so a couple of friends from high school and I went to see them. It was heaps of fun and we did feel waaay too old to be there, but had a great time anyway. You know you’re mature when you go to a concert, but pull up the news to see how the election is going.
Every year my best friends and I go tramping. This year however we decided to break the tradition. The blood, sweat and tears of dragging ourselves, and our tramping packs up mountains became too much for some of us. Instead, this year we’ll be hotel hopping. I’ve planned to sneak in at least one bush walk in to keep some of the tradition alive, so if you know of any good day tracks in and near Christchurch, let me know!
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