April 14, 2008

Meet Craig!

Our blog is just wonderful for bringing the most amazing people into our life, through our blog we recently became ‘pen pals’ with the Ray family.

Craig, Rachel and Myles live in the UK and they are currently on that journey of a lifetime and moving their life to the other side of the world. They have an amazing blog called One Way New Zealand so make sure you check it out and follow them on their incredible journey.
As Craig was coming to Wellington we made a point of meeting up, and on a beautiful sunset evening on Oriental Parade we had a wonderful meal at The Fisherman’s Table.

It amazes me how it is we can meet people from all walks of life and have so much in common, Craig is literally an amazing character, so much so he is coming to stay with us at the weekend and we are going to treat him to a trip to Martinborough, being a bit of a wine connoisseur I am sure he will enjoy that!

Anyway, we had a great time, it was fantastic to meet you Craig and we can’t wait to meet Rachel and Myles really soon!!!

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  • Craig

    April 14, 2008 at 10:48 pm

    Hi Guys – I had a wonderful time. A great end to another wonderful day in Wellington and a great start to a new friendship 15,000 miles away!
    Cx

  • Rachel

    April 14, 2008 at 11:19 pm

    Hiya Dawes, the Rays -1 here in ol’ Blightey are lookin’ forward to meeting you guys, glad to hear you guys got on well, told you ‘you guys rock!’ so just 1 down 2 to go, I just hope we make as good an impression as C did!!! Here’s to new friends and new adventures – cheers – Rach n lil’ M xxx

  • Anonymous

    April 15, 2008 at 9:24 am

    Kia Ora Craig! Another family fo Brits heading to these sunny shores, congratulations! We have also met heaps of expats and enjoy going to our support group. I am jealous you are getting to start the fun all over again!

    Ron Beswich

  • […] In April 2008 Craig came and stayed with us, and not long after that him and his family made the fantastic brave move to Wellington from the UK, where we became firm friends. A few years later they decided to move to Warkworth in Auckland – we were going to miss them but we knew it would be a fantastic move for them. Since then they have settled nicely and it seems they have in fact found their perfect piece of paradise. […]