Anzac day is a public holiday here which means you get the day off.  but only if it falls on a week day.  so the bank holiday is effectively ‘lost’. 

but it’s still a hugely important day for New Zealanders and Australians and we were proud to go to a service where Esther was involved through her school. 


catering seemed to date back to the times of the great wars with giant sponge cakes and sandwiches with their crusts removed