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When Dinosaurs Roamed the Earth

The Botanic Gardens in Wellington have a little exhibit about dinosaurs at their visitors center, aptly called the tree house. My colleagues and I decided to have a little wander ¬†there over lunch… Continue reading

On Island in the Sun (Matiu / Somes Island)

It was supposed to rain for her whole visit, but we decided that wasn’t going stop us. Sneakers, cool weather gear, a long rain jacket and an umbrella later, we were off. Andrew… Continue reading

Wellies in Wellington for the Weekend

For those of you not in Wellington, you might not be aware that we’ve had a miserable summer. It’s been rainy, unseasonably cold and overcast and summers already over (yup, ended yesterday). It… Continue reading

The Pinnacle Geek Out

I had a rather busy spring this year with a couple of visitors. My cousin and her fiance hail from Chicago, IL and we went on a fair few adventures. My favorite was… Continue reading

Around town

You may have noticed I haven’t written in a bit. That’s not to say I’ve sat on the couch all winter, though to be fair, there was a lot of that too. Winters… Continue reading

Shaky skaky

The ground was so excited I wrote a new blog post yesterday is quivered¬†with excitement! There was a magnitude 7.8 earthquake on the Richter scale, located about 200 km south of Wellington. The… Continue reading

A quick visit to Welly zoo

Last Valentine’s day, the Wellington Zoo had an adults only evening. I thought this would be a great way to have a look around with a smaller crowd. It’s not a huge zoo,… Continue reading

Staglands & Cuddles

Several months ago Andrew took me to Staglands. Not too far from Wellington, it’s a Wildlife Reserve with lots of animals that love cuddles. We were greeted on arrival by two adorable little… Continue reading

Garden of Eden

On one side of Mount Eden, a clever little hill in Auckland, was tucked away a secret garden and I had a bit of time to Burnett before I would join Andrew in… Continue reading

Feminism

Well, as anyone who has spoken to me lately may know, I’ve become quite the little (see: raging) feminist as of late. And while part of me wants to just go on and… Continue reading