Saturday, 22 February 2020

Travels back up to the far north


Yesterday we drove back up to Kerikeri, this time there was myself, the other half and my mum came along for something to do. We looked at 2 more properties both were pretty much brand new and lovely but again it seemed like there were so many other lots of people looking too. If we aren't successful with either one we will just have to keep plodding along until we get something.

I popped into my old work and said hello to my old friends, the contract where I am currently working 1 day each week runs out next week and I am reluctant to sign a new one if we aren't going to be here so I am a bit up in the air at the moment but nothing else I can do.

We are due to get some sort of rain with thunderstorms forecast for other parts of the country, but as we saw yesterday it looks like everywhere in Northland is brown with no grass - I feel for the cattle out grazing in fields.

At least here we don't have to be out of the house by a certain date, everyone but myself has work so it's not like it's urgent - maybe we can win lotto or something but until then we just have to keep trying.

Tell me about your week...

12 comments:

gz said...

The right place will turn up..as will the rain...
I saw a photo taken in the Waikatō last week....all brown....
This past week? Wet, stormy, jet lagged, wishing that we could stay in Whanganui for ever....unpacking, sorting, taking things to op shops to make sure they are gone!!
Watching too much TV...

William Kendall said...

A lovely bridge.

At Home In New Zealand said...

We have had some rain today, so I hope you guys have had some as well. Househunting can be so frustrating, trying to find the right place before someone else gets it. I hope something turns up for you soon. Mxx

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Oh wow, lots to think about your work. I am trying to retire. I thought I had it all set and then I talked to my financial planner and he had some great ideas so I had to go back and change some things and they are acting like, well you already said you wanted this, and I tell them, Yes I did and now I want to look at something else.
Plus dealing with my ill brother's hospital. That's ongoing.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Oh we had a few blissful drops of rain last night Amy, definitely not amounting to much at all but still nice after such a long period! My week has been basically trying to stay sane in this horrible hot humid weather 😊

Billy Blue Eyes said...

Feel for you as all we have at the moment are cloudy sky's along with wind and rain, hopefully you will get some soon

Rhonda Albom said...

It rained 2 times this passed week. Not enough to help the grass or garden but it did help the mozzie population.

betty-NZ said...

Finally got some rain in Taranaki. It doesn't usually get brown here but it has this year, so we are happy to see it.

FYI...In looking for rentals, we have learned a bit in the last few months. There are lots of rentals that farmers/owners don't list so it helps to know some locals and ask them. If there's a local farm supply store, you might ask around there. It seems the farmers don't want to deal with people (as they would have to through an agent).
Good luck!

carol l mckenna said...

Lovely bridge photo ~ wishing you luck in finding a home you want soon ~

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Susan Heather said...

I don't know if you got any more rain than us but is was a fizzer here.

Amy said...

nope we got nothing here, Kaiwaka/Topuni had about 5 minutes worth but that was about it.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Wishing you rain and the perfect house and the perfect job! I just know they will all happen.

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