Greatly loved by us and our entire Birdwoods community for over 12 years, we bid a sad farewell to Archie and Black Dog in October.
After being delayed by typhoons en route from Zimbabwe our container of sculptures finally arrived four weeks behind schedule.
For our staff Christmas gathering this year we all hopped on a bus and headed to Greg and Rachel Hart's beautiful Mangarara Station in Central Hawke's Bay.
November 2018 marked the tenth bi-annual Hospice Holly Trail which has become a landmark event for Hawke's Bay and an amazing fundraiser for Cranford Hospice.
While Bruce and I have been pondering this 'time out' in Vanuatu, the obvious challenge was ensuring that life at Birdwoods was able to continue at full tilt.