Domestic Executive

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Domestic Executive
I'm a photography obsessed, basset hound loving Brit living the good life in New Zealand. Welcome to the journal of my daily exploits.
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  • Is it age or rage? 4 days ago There’s something of a role reversal emerging here at Domestic Executive HQ. But not in the way you might ordinarily imagine. Alas, no-one has yet stepped up to take over the ironing. Instead, I’ve taken up the mantle of owner of speakers’ corner and custodian of the household soapbox....
  • The curse of the cursor 2 weeks ago There’s a blinking cursor on the screen. Winking at me. Throbbing rhythmically like a resting heartbeat.  The longer that I stare at it, the emptier my mind becomes. The cursor seems competitive, challenging me to write and the longer I stare at it, the more I felt beaten  down. And then I...
  • Lessons in light and life 11 months ago How would you feel if someone suggested visiting a squatters commune to your touring itinerary? Probably not that enthralled, at least that would have been my reaction. But when a fellow photographer suggests a detour to make the most of the gorgeous evening light, I’m unpacking the camera bag...
  • New starts 1 year ago Cough, cough. Cough, cough. Excuse me whilst I let the clouds of dust settle for a moment …….. Snowdrops are some of the most determined yet delicate plants to have in the garden, a symbol of how nature battles on regardless to signal that new seasons are on the horizon. Time for new starts....
  • Holding on to what is precious in life 1 year ago Amongst the jumble in my head is a crystal clear picture. It often pops up uninvited but mostly I call on it when I need to find light in what feels like a dark place in life. It looks something like this. I lean into the memory of Fortnum’s quizzical look. His determined stare. The...Read More » Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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06:50 AM December 08, 2012

This lady is a photographic, gardening, basset loving genius! I have thoroughly enjoyed her illustrative posts for a number of years and admire her style of living immensely. Hop on over to see how to live the good life in New Zealand - wonderful gardening and baking ideas - and a must for all nature and dog lovers! x

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