When you live somewhere, you often take a lot of things for granted. I sometimes forget how privileged I am to be able to walk to work through the Botanic Gardens and part of Thorndon on my way to work.
Wellington is home to a burgeoning group of laneways, those small streets that give people an alternative route through a city, cutting through between busy streets and offering opportunities to create communities of small businesses, homes and places to gather.
We’ve been to Napier three times for weekend breaks, and have enjoyed it every time. It’s a great place to … More
I guess most people outside of New Zealand think of Marlborough sauvignon blanc when they think of New Zealand wines. … More
Phew! It is Friday! Having coughed and sneezed through the week, taken a trip to Nelson and not got as much sleep as I would like, I finally feel I have some time to catch up with myself. So, what went on this week?
One place you should visit when in Melbourne is Queen Victoria Market. One half is stalls selling belts, cheap souvenirs, … More
I love going to Botanic Gardens. Whether it is because I went frequently to the marvellous ones in Edinburgh where … More
When I originally booked my flight to Canberra to join Karl for a wee break, we had every intention just … More
As part of NASA’s Deep Space Network, the Canberra Deep Space Communications Complex, is one of only three tracking facilities … More
Having spent Saturday night watching the election results from New Zealand (enough said…), we recovered by heading out on Sunday … More