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Amazing Grace, How sweet it sounded.

How long does it take me to get homesick? Two months. And it hit me hard. I think it was worse because, 1. I got a lot of birthday wishes from loved ones and 2. 549 more words

WOMAD - World music in Aotearoa

The weather forecast announced a tropical cyclone for the weekend of the 14th of March 2014. It was the weekend of WOMAD- the World of Music, Art and Dance, a three-day open air festival in Taranaki.  632 more words

Exploring Wellington

Green harvest amongst the grass...

Today’s harvest…fresh green Fejoa’s off our own quite small tree in our very small front yard….delicious! We have been getting a a bowl filled every two or three days recently. 102 more words


New Plymouth

About an hour and a half before we arrived in New Plymouth we could see this giant mountain just inland from the coast. It was interesting because there appeared to be no other hills or mountains in the area. 378 more words

New Zealand

New home, New Plymouth

We had a fantastic weekend exploring New Plymouth and getting ourselves unpacked and settled.  Here are a few highlights:

Our new home away from home!   175 more words

Back in New Plymouth for WOMAD Festival

Day 187 – 194:
My main reason I came back to New Plymouth was to attend the World of Music, Arts & Dance (WOMAD) festival. This international festival first started in the UK back in 1982 & has since put on 160 festivals in twenty-seven countries. 725 more words


Saturday 12th April - I get the bottom bunk!

Robyn, one of the receptionists from the lodge, left today = bottom bunk for me!!!

Worked in the morning, chilled out listening to Harry Potter (thanks Andrew) before working again in the afternoon… 112 more words