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Coming to you from a new location this week, as I’m housesitting for some friends of mine who are off Island till the 10th of August. 408 more words


new camera=art

Well, I’ve worked and I’ve saved and I’ve gone and bought a camera!!! A niiiiice camera. Probably not as drool-worthy to someone hardcore into photography, but it seems super fancy to me! 144 more words



Just a quick note to say that I have had my first review published! I mentioned a couple of posts ago about how I am now the arts and entertainment reporter for the local newspaper – but now it’s really real!

Stewart Island

Winter Guests at Sails Ashore

Winter Friends

We have a bird table & feeder at Sails Ashore. It’s right outside our guest sun room, and can be seen on our web cam. 530 more words


Southland: The land of not really winter

I can’t believe I have arrived at my final night in Zealand! I have spent nearly 5 weeks here, and it is weird to have come to the end. 444 more words

Stewart Island Fantails congregate in the lower altitudes

Winter Visitors

There are always fantails around, but winter seems to bring a marked upsurge in number. I guess coming down to lower levels to escape the worst of the weather. 321 more words

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Stewart Island - It really does exist!

With all the attractions in the North and South Islands, it’s easy to forget that there’s a third one hanging out somewhere down the bottom of the country. 1,539 more words