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The Swedish Bakery & Cafe, Nelson, New Zealand

The highlight of my trip to Nelson for sure, The Swedish Bakery & Cafe is one of the most gorgeous bakeries I have come across. So small and quaint, but filled to the brim with fresh loaves of bread, pastries and local customers shoulder-to-shoulder to purchase their morning pasty and coffee. 401 more words


Northern exposure

I thought Australia was far away. But then I flew three hours south east to New Zealand. I had an opportunity to check out a globe the other day, and my proximity to any mainland besides Australia was shocking. 870 more words


Underground market. Wellington

Celebrating all things handmade!

Open every Saturday from 10 am to 4pm.

Under Frank Kitts Park

Jervois Quay, Wellington Waterfront

Wellington 6011

New Zealand


Hubbards Toasted Muesli: Almond & Pecan

I’ve struggled for a long time to find muesli that I actually enjoy. Why do I keep looking you ask? Because a lot of the time, they are better for you than the cereals I eat. 202 more words


Even the USA has ditched Three Strikes

Johnson vs United States has concluded, and the US Supreme Court has ruled that Three Strikes laws are unconstitutionally vague, and cannot be enforced. 251 more words

Civil Rights

Aroha - Westlake Village

Aroha is Maori for love, compassion or affectionate regard (at least that’s what the menu says).   It’s been decades since I’ve visited New Zealand but a recent episode of “House Hunters International” brought up those memories.  615 more words