I didn’t know that Great Barrier Island existed until 2014. When Lox first told me that’s where his mum lived, I assumed that meant that she lived in Australia. I felt kind of silly when I realised that it’s actually right here in New Zealand (to the North-East of Auckland, about a 30 minute plane … More Exploring my homeland: Great Barrier Island
It has now been a whole six months since I left Canada and came back to New Zealand. I can’t believe I’ve already been home for so long and I’m definitely getting itchy feet & wanting to travel again. Partly because I like travelling and seeing new things, but also because I love discovering people’s unintentionally … More “New Zealand, that’s in Europe right?”
Every month, a million different things seem to happen and April has been no different – I feel like I’ve fit an entire year into the past 30 days. As well as catching up with people I haven’t seen in forever, I’ve also managed to score both a flat (which I move into today!) and a job … More April ’17 Favourites!
March has been a ridiculously full on month. I started the month skiing in Banff and now, more than 12 000 km later, I’m back in New Zealand. I’m happy to be home but I’m also exhausted because my body thinks I’m still in Pacific Time and I now need to find work and a place to … More March ’17 Favourites
When I was studying abroad in England, I met so many people and made so many more friends than I thought I would. Erin and Quinn were in my psychology classes, and as fellow study abroad-ers, we sat with each other and quickly became friends. During spring break, we travelled around Fritaly together, coining ourselves ‘The … More The Lipstick Brigade
There’s a saying where I live, that “you can’t beat Wellington on a good day”. It’s cliché and overused and undoubtedly true. The past week Wellington has been putting on daily stunners, and yesterday the weather finally succeeding in calling me to go on an adventure. Originally I just wanted to be outside and take pretty pictures … More Making the most of sunshine