So I Bought a House…

Well. After ranting just a few weeks ago about how difficult it is for my generation to buy a house, guess what happened? My partner and I went and bought a house. After all the excitement, all the elation, all the phone calls to family to tell them, the irony of it certainly sunk in. […]

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The Travel Blog: Bordeaux

Bonjour! It’s back to the “Travel Blog”.  My next update is on Bordeaux, our first stop on the France leg of our trip. After Paris, Bordeaux was my next-favourite place of those we visited. It wasn’t as epic as Paris, it didn’t seem to have any sites or buildings as mind-blowing or iconic as, say, […]

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Barcelona: Part 2

¡Hola! Time for Barcelona: Part Two. Most of our Barcelona sightseeing was done on our first big day in the city. Of course, there are probably lots of things we missed and didn’t get to do, but there were just a couple of things from the rest of our time in Barcelona that I wanted […]

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He Rangi Ātaahua

I wasn’t going to touch on Waitangi Day again, but, after the beautiful day I had, I just couldn’t resist. I hadn’t planned on leaving Wellington, but upon hearing that one of my marae, Whakarongotai, in Waikanae, was holding a Waitangi Day event, I decided to travel up from Wellington to check it out. The […]

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A 1st, and a 176th

So here it is: my first ever blog post. As an initial disclaimer, I need to point out that this is an entirely new foray into the blogosphere for me, and as such I’m still wrapping my head around how to run a website. Wow, that makes me sound like an old person. End of […]

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