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


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

Blueberry Museum

Wellington is an 8 hour drive from Auckland. It’s not that long of a drive, but it’s still a long drive. My good friend graciously agreed to come along and keep me company.… Continue reading

Time keeps on slipping

Hi there! I’m back! So let’s see. Last we spoke, I was working in Auckland. Then I decided to not do that anymore. I am now living and working part time in Wellington! You… Continue reading

Treasure hunting

Originally posted on The Adventures of a Little and a Big:
Did you know, not far from where you’re reading this, there is something hidden. It could be a list of successful treasure…

Y nos vamos a Colombia

July 20th is Colombian Independence day. In 1810, Colombia declared themselves independent from the Spanish Monarchy. From a quick wikipedia search, the story goes that Colombians used the excuse of wanting to borrow… Continue reading

Finger Paint not Finger Food

One of my favorite Bohri Indian wedding festivities was the Mehendi / Vanne-Tanne. What normally are two parties, one hosted by the groom’s family, and one hosted by the bride’s family, was combined… Continue reading

Out of Place, Out of Town

Back in Mumbai, Andrew and I continued to celebrate our friends’ wedding over several days. A day after the religious ceremony, we attended a party for out-of-towners and friends at a spectacularly pristine… Continue reading

A love letter to Wellington

This past weekend I went down to visit Andrew in Wellington. This was my second time down there after my back surgery and I think I’m falling for it. I’m a city girl,… Continue reading

I do’s in India

Most girls dream of their wedding day. I remember as a child, my sister’s godmother had gifted my sister and me a Barbie wedding set. Barbie had a big white dress, Ken was in… Continue reading