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Bushy Park

It’s a long weekend here in New Zealand so I thought I’d make the most of having 3 days off work and take a little road trip 20kms north of Wanganui to the haven known as Bushy Park. 205 more words


Spring is in the Air

I’m feeling pretty lucky that we have had such a nice start to spring, if you know Wellington, you’ll know that the term ‘no wind’ in a weather forecast doesn’t happen very often, so since the last two weekends have been fine with little wind I have managed to sneak in two trips to my favourite bird sanctuary, Zealandia. 290 more words

New Zealand Birds

Bird sanctuary exploration

I woke up dark and early this morning (4am!) to head over to the West Side and meet Kam at Kaena Point. This side of the island is sooooo hot, so we went as early as we could manage, arriving perfectly around 6am. 198 more words


On Acrobats, Motherhood and Friendship

I am a circus performer. I am the tightrope walker, the fire breather (although usually only in the morning before brushing my teeth), the clown in the striped shirt doing jazz hands for a laugh, the juggler of crockpots and soccer cleats and overdue library books, the sexy woman jumping through hula hoops, the spackled old woman in go-go boots herding cats and dogs. 1,137 more words

Seychelles: a cruise to heaven

Boasting beaches of fine pink or white sand lined with Palm trees and turquoise waters home to 800 fish species and corals, the Seychelles have been characterized as a heaven on earth, and no wonder why! 283 more words