One of the best things about living in Auckland now is being surrounded by water again. I grew up in a small coastal town with the beach only a short walk from my house, so living so far inland for the last 6 years was a bit of a strange experience. There are so many pretty beaches up here and we're loving going for walks and picnics with the water right beside us. We stopped here to enjoy the view on Saturday morning before heading out for brunch. Oh and I have to mention how nice it is to be wearing lighter layers and bare legs again, we only have 11 days left of winter here!!