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. […]Read more "So I Bought a House…"
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, […]Read more "The Travel Blog: Bordeaux"
Change of plan – my next post was going to be about Bordeaux, continuing on with the whole “Travel Blog” thing. I will definitely be putting that up at some stage, but right now a new dilemma has come up that I just had to write my thoughts down about – housing. My partner and […]Read more "Dilemma: Gen Y can’t I buy a house?"
¡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 […]Read more "Barcelona: Part 2"
Keeping a blog is harder than I thought. It’s not for lack of topics – I was quite keen to weigh in on the flag referendum, for example. I’ve just found it very difficult to find the time, and travelling around Europe and the UK hasn’t made that any easier. That’s right – I’ve just […]Read more "Tihema’s Dilemmas: The Travel Blog"
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 […]Read more "He Rangi Ātaahua"
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 […]Read more "A 1st, and a 176th"