there’s no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing. ― alfred wainwright, a coast to coast walk we’ve had a bit of wild weather in the northern parts of new zealand for the last couple of weeks. my heart is breaking with every story of damage loss i see on the news, and i […]
saturday morning • bob moses on repeat • the oven cooling after an early morning croissant bake • i discover hilarious and inspiring things that i share with friends and family, howling with laughter so hard i’m crying • i contemplate the immeasurable value of a friendship that has spanned both continental divides and decades […]
day one // auckland to waiomu we pack in the thick warm soup of the morning, both of us covered in a sticky sheen of sweat within minutes. cold showers and we’re cool for a few minutes before commenting again how much like singapore this humidity feels. on the ferry there’s almost no difference between […]
yesterday we dusted off the kayaks and banished all the spiders ready to head down to the bottom end of the island this morning. so all we had to do after breakfast today was load them on to the car and head off. it was the first time we’d tied them to the car using […]
NZ parrot / aptly named hoons, these birds hang out near our place making a racket. they’re very social birds and it’s quite common to see a gang of 8-10 flying overhead.