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Tag Archive: Wellington

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

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

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

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

The start of an epic adventure

 Andrew and I planned an epic adventure to see the wonder that is the south island of New Zealand. Our trip included a lot of driving, a lot! The south island is really… Continue reading

Can we re-think that “back again” part?

Wow! Just wow. That sums up my most recent adventure. On to the next one! But on a serious note, WOW! Landscape after crisp, clear and stunning landscape, a two week trip to… Continue reading