Centre of New Zealand

Centre of New Zealand
  Today I ran to the apparent centre of New Zealand! It was a beautiful sunny day, the sky was blue & the sea was sparkling. The track was steep enough & I felt the beads of sweat accumulating as I forced my feet on their first run of the year. Not one to ease myself ...

Wwoofing

I’m constructing an abundance of New Zealand exit plans in my head, but part of me is hesitating. Somewhere in the depths of my mind a whispering voice is deliberating about wwoofing. I’m signed up to their website & I believe it to be a great concept. I could learn about wine & cheese making, I could do random things I ...

Nelson!

Nelson was my destination of choice. I flew here this morning, less than 12 hours after booking my flight. I flew via Sounds Air on a tiny 13 seater aircraft. The flight time was around 30 mins & the views were beautiful.   Now I’m in Nelson I just have to figure out what I’m ...

We’re on a break

We had our fun. We met on a blustery evening almost 3 months ago. The rain licked my face & my hair hung wildly. We liked each other instantly. Even in the dark cold night I could see all the potential you possessed; your beauty, the fun & friendships you could open me to, the great ...

Employed!

08. November 2015 new zealand, Travel 0
After handing out 3 CVs in Wellington I have landed a job! I am now a fully fledged member of staff in an Irish bar. Yes, I am ticking clichés & making my CV even more of a mockery. I am a natural yet also struggling. The till is a logistical nightmare with things listed ...

Windy Wellington

06. November 2015 new zealand, Travel 0
“Windy Wellington” – That was frequently mentioned in the many conversations I had with people before coming to New Zealand. It was mentioned so frequently that you would think one would acknowledge this short statement as something legitimate. You would think so, right? Me, no. I thought every person was exaggerating & that I would surely ...