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Dirty girls

I like it rough. I like it dirty.

And that is why I like cross-country running.

Yesterday’s race was muddy. I had run on the course a few weeks ago and it was wet. 972 more words


Christchurch rebuild migrants face debts, cramped accommodation

By Michael Morrah


Reprinted from TV3 News

In the third winter since the earthquakes, men and machines are still working across Christchurch.

As the demolition nears an end, attention is now turning to the rebuild. 2,121 more words

Migrant Workers

Christchurch 3 Year After the Earthquake, NZ

February 26, 2014

Nearly 3 years to the day since the devastating earthquake, I’m shocked to see the state of the city. I’ve read about the massive destruction produced by the shallow 6.3 temblor – shallow earthquakes generally cause more damage, but to walk the streets of abandoned buildings, piles of rubble, empty lots, cranes and occasional new construction is something else. 21 more words


Since I've been gone...

I tried to write a post last week about how sick I was, but couldn’t muster the energy to even turn my computer on. That’s how horribly sick I was. 287 more words

Reading Challenge 2014

The Buddha and Christchurch

Been thinking a lot recently about the changes in Christchurch in the four years since the first earthquake and I think I (and maybe a lot of Christchurch people) are sitting with a lot of questions with no easy answers. 133 more words

Despite your faults, we still love you!

This is the second post in a series of Earth Science posts. You can find the first post here.

Faults are discontinuities or breaks in the Earth’s crust along which motion takes place. 261 more words

New Zealand

Christchurch: Three Years Later

After spending a month in Sydney with no really good job prospects on the horizon, I decided to head across the Tasman to visit friends in New Zealand. 195 more words