Almost heaven …life is old there…older than the trees!

Although HELEN PERRY has travelled to a good many parts of New Zealand, the beautiful Tasman district, including Golden Bay, had remained elusive....until last month...

Living mindfully – the Irwin Way

This is a story about mindfulness, a meditation technique based on being present and aware from moment to moment. While it may appear faddish...

Animal ‘crackers’ in her book

Miranda is a hypochondriac sheep, terrified of water, which is why she is never without her floaties – one look at her face says...

Disneyland who would miss it?

Last month, EastLife featured Part One of a local family’s recent holiday States-side. After exploring San Francisco, part of the Californian coastline and Las...

Family holiday made in the USA

Rachel Watts wasn’t Born in the USA, but after an stimulating three-week holiday States-side, you could almost call her an American Girl. She told...

Terri’s mad for hedgehogs and other creatures great and small

Terri Marchant’s haven for hedgehogs is not for the faint-hearted – she can have several baby hogs to care for at any one time...

Head Start on Wedding Day

Getting ‘hitched’ might once have been a simple and easy affair but not these days. The modern bride and groom have plenty to think...
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