Christchurch in reconstruction mode

My 2013 NZ trip started in Christchurch, a city still recovering and reconstructing itself after the devastating earthquake of 2011. It was humbling and inspiring to see lots of creativity, commissioned art and street art and lovely poetry appearing in between the rumble and destruction.

Bits and bobs in Munich… and one from Nürnberg

I lost my phone snowboarding in 2013 so lost a couple of months worth of photos, but thankfully many were also automatically uploaded to Flickr. It’s so annoying to have to learn the hard way! But here’s what we see in the 2013 archives.

There’s more than just canals and bridges in Venice

Venice was one of the highlight trips during mum’s 2013 visit. Although I’d been there before it was quite delightful to share it with mum. I took about 50 photos of different ornate, amazing door knobs… but sadly these were lost in the 2013 phone-losing-incident. Thankfully there are some snaps of street art which were…