Denise has met Grace Robinson in the school bus and invited her for a visit. Denise is happy to meet other kids especially now that her big sister Rianna has gone off to college.
Jackie cooks hamburgers for dinner. She knows that kids don't really appreciate lobster thermidor or lime speared prawns. Not that she could cook those anyway.
Ryland on the other hand is very stressed. The mayoral election is getting closer and he spends hours preparing his speeches on the computer.
Paige Harper who lives nearby.
Sam Cooper's family has just moved to Wellington and he's out for a walk. He has wondered all the way to Exmoor and is a bit lost but Denise tells him how to get back to the city.
Regan and Max have left Nyah home with the nanny because they don't want her to stay up too late. Rianna hasn't been home for ages so she's happy to see the family.
- Title reference: A very good year by Frank Sinatra
- I had to move the Whitfields into a new house in the middle of this round. I've had problems with their old lot for some time and now it became impossible to play. The new house is a bit smaller and a lot better. I used the same walls and floors and they brought all their old furniture so it looks pretty much the same.