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Category Archive: Random

Feel Good

As anyone who has been job hunting knows, it can get a bit depressing. So what are some good ways to lift your spirits? One: Read a good book. I just finished Ready… Continue reading

A Holiday Abroad

Happy Belated Thanksgiving everyone! Such a simple holiday, with such a strange origin. Andrew and I have a lot to be thankful this year. We’re living in a beautiful country and we have… Continue reading

Laser tag bumper cars

After dipping my toes in the water at Rangitoto last weekend I’ve been itching to get to the beach. I researched the best beaches in Auckland and Andrew invited some friends to join… Continue reading

Job, where art thou?

Last week I went to a 6 hours at a job search workshop. While I had heard most of the advice before, I did learn a few interesting tidbits. For one, when asking… Continue reading

Oktobor Fest

This Friday Andrew’s company threw an Oktobor Fest! Now, you may be thinking, you spelled that wrong, but alas, Andrew works at Oktobor Animation Studio. Talk about a work party! There were sausages… Continue reading

The Maori, a Cultural Window

So Andrew and I decided it’d be very interesting to learn more about the Maori culture since they are a fairly big part of the New Zealand demographic. The Polynesian people came to… Continue reading

A big Romney Fan

That’s right folks, I’m a really big Romney fan. I’m talking about the Romney sheep, of course. As I mentioned before, Andrew and I kicked off our adventure this weekend by stopping in… Continue reading

One Month

It’s hard to believe I’ve been in New Zealand for a month! This also means I only have another 11 months that I can stay here unless I get a real job! This… Continue reading

Auckland

So, if you’ve been reading this blog, you know that Andrew and I are living in Auckland, the largest city in New Zealand. Brace yourselves folks, you might learn something in this blog… Continue reading

The Apartment and Homework

So, I decided to name this post “The Apartment” because 1) I’ll post pictures, and 2) that’s where I’ve been spending all my time this week because I’ve come down with this crummy… Continue reading