Hobbiton…

“I am looking for someone to share in an adventure that I am arranging.." “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.” “Do you wish me a good morning, or mean that it is a good morning whether I want it or not; or that you feel good this morning; or that it …

Pieces of: Queenstown…

Queenstown is the backpacker capital of New Zealand. It's got all of the hikes, water sports, the infamous bungy and of course the wild nightlife. It's a perfectly fun place to visit...for a couple of days. This is where the strain of being on a guided tour kicked in. I'd based my whole South Island …

Mount Moments 03…

10/02/2018 My dreams have morphed into the terrors again. The sleep paralysis that echoed through childhood, teen hood, adulthood. Like ice on my skin, eyes on me, hands on me, my mind trapped in another plane, aware so much of the phantom beings lingering just beyond my reach. One grabs my throat, another creeps up …

Pieces of: Wanaka

Where was my favourite stop on my South Island trip? This mellow little lakeside town, brimming with young souls, bordered by protective green giants. I love site seeing and all that proper travel stuff but what makes this lifestyle the one for me is the people you meet, doing all that average everyday stuff in …

Nifty Nooks: Ours

Where: 195 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 311 The Regular: A large soy cappuccino with lots of cinnamon please! Most of the time (ok every time) I'll choose a cake too, my favourite is the raw carrot cake but this raw raspberry cheesecake was canny too. Ours is in the main hub of Mount Maunganui, another …

Mount Moments 01

My heart is shuttered from all of the new which surrounds me, it still lingers on the nurturing grounds of home. Here I am invisible again and I can't stir my sinking self into action. Their faces are all sneers despite the reality, their whispers all conspiring against me despite tell tale words of other …