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The Wide Window

It was time to get back to the original plan of heading south. After a vibrant 2 months spent in Hobbiton I was ready to start travelling to explore more of this amazing country. 1,362 more words

Lord of the Rings tours... finally

February 2016

By the time I was settled back into Auckland after my bus tour round New Zealand, it wasn’t long before the new university term would be beginning, and with it the third and final phase of my study abroad year. 1,066 more words

New Zealand

5* Access for all at Te Papa National Museum, Wellington

Te Papa National Museum is the No.1 tourist attraction throughout the whole of New Zealand, with in excess of 1.5 million visitors passing through the doors on an annual basis – an impressive number indeed when considering that the population of New Zealand stands at a modest 4.5 million. 494 more words


C2E2 2016 Photos, Part 9 of 9: The Things They Carried

Previously on Midlife Crisis Crossover: my wife and I spent two days at the seventh annual Chicago Comics and Entertainment Exposition, where Midwest comics fans in particular and geeks in general gather together in the name of imaginary worlds from print and screen to revel in fiction and touch bases on what’s hot or cool at this moment in pop culture. 731 more words


Beer Review: Garage Project Venusian Pale Ale

This beer claims to be bottled on Venus as part of His Majesty’s Colonial Brewing Corp, and the flavors certainly are out of this world (see what I did there?). 269 more words

Beer Review

Deep in Middle Earth

at Weta Workshop

Trying my powers

Today was LOTR geek day  with Wellington Movie Tours. Totally worth the money and time. Peter and I were the geezers, everyone else on the tour were of the backpacker generation and we all had a  blast. 713 more words

Photo Diary: New Zealand Holiday

Over the 2015 – 2016 holiday season, my family plus my boyfriend went to visit my sister and her fiance in New Zealand! It was an amazing experience and I am so grateful and happy that I got to experience it with my family and my boyfriend Wesley. 225 more words