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Synecdoche, New Zealand

I have been reading too much Lorrie Moore of late. The collected stories. A bright orange tome bursting with the littlest of lives. Each one a depressing tale of loneliness and quiet misery, and I can’t quite tell if that’s what she intended as the theme or if it is me, wrapping her words around my brain like the indifferent cold of barbed wire. 245 more words


Auckland: Cassia

New age Indian cuisine is not commonly seen in Auckland and with my palate preference, Indian food is seldom on my priority list when it comes to cuisine choices. 473 more words


Auckland: Dantes Pizzeria

Dantes is the one and only pizza joint in Ponsonby Central. Originally based in Huapai in West Auckland, it’s had a modern upgrade with the possibility of sitting in, not just a takeaway option.  150 more words

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Rainy day Auckland

Auckland on a good day is fab with plenty to explore and do. On a rainy day however options are a little more limited. Here’s a few suggestions… 223 more words


… et on galère un peu.

  1ères étapes pour l’aménagement de notre van… Enlever les sièges, tout nettoyer, construire un sommier. À suivre…


Auckland, Part Two: Drinks and Eats

While many of the more seductive experiences in Auckland are visual, the city’s charm is by no means limited to this one sense.  Besides beautiful natural scenery and harmonious walks with nature, this great city also boasts an affinity for food and drink. 1,175 more words

Food & Beer!