Each year on my birthday I try to do something that doesn’t require me to be at work – lets face it, who really wants to work on their birthday? One year I even went to London and watched the All Blacks take on England at Twickenham – that birthday has yet to be topped! … More Photo Essay: The Great Ocean Road
For as long as I can remember I have wanted to go to three specific places in England – Brighton, Christchurch and Canterbury. Why? Because I come from the city of Christchurch in the province of Canterbury in New Zealand and spent a lot of time in the suburb of New Brighton as a kid … More My Own Personal Pilgrimage
Having been on two cruises doesn’t make me an expert however it has given me a bit of an insight into how it all works. The first cruise I went on was in May 2012 to the South Pacific for my great nieces 18th birthday. I went with her, her younger sister and parents and … More Just Cruising
I’m not really one for New Year’s Resolutions. I mean most people break theirs within the first month so I don’t really see the point in promising to do something when I know I’m going to fail. In saying that, however, I guess I am making a kind of New Year’s Resolution in that I … More What I want for 2015…
It’s a romantic notion, being whisked away on a plane to some far off destination.
The first time I went to Melbourne I didn’t like it. Admittedly I had just survived a 2 day train trip from Brisbane via Sydney in the middle of the Olympics. Melbourne itself was cold, grey and wet so it didn’t feel very welcoming and probably most telling, I didn’t really research the city before … More Destination: Melbourne