Birds in New Zealand

Birds in New Zealand

Apparently while living in New Zealand, I had a thing for birds. Pukeko I love the pukeko: they’re gorgeously coloured and incredibly awkward. Flightless, they tumble around on massive feet as fluffball babies (I once saw a family of them tumble ass over...
Bike blossoms!

Bike blossoms!

At long last I’ve replaced my mighty steed, Miles, with a new set of wheels: Shifty the Wonderbike. Naturally, the first place we went together was to see the cherry blossoms in bloom at High Park. The weather has been so chilly that the blossoms are a bit later...
New tea day!

New tea day!

I’ve been on a bit of a health kick the last few months: I’ve been eating better, drinking less wine (sigh), and trying to be more active. One of the more surprising habits I’ve picked up is a shiny new tea addiction and I’ve definitely found I...
Ohau fur seal nursery

Ohau fur seal nursery

I can’t believe I’ve not shared this video with you guys! Taken in late June 2009, I’d gone on a weekend trip to Kaikoura with a group of CouchSurfers out of Christchurch. We’d gone up to go whale watching, but one night while watching the...
Easter in Nelson

Easter in Nelson

It’s been a few years now (four to be exact, sigh, how did that happen?), but every year when Easter rolls around I think of New Zealand and the time I passed the holiday in Nelson on the South Island. I know I’ve written about this before, the post was...

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