• cuba street rainbow crossing wellington during coronavirus lockdown new zealand

    Wellington on Lockdown

    April 21, 2020

    I’m typing this on day 26 of lockdown here in New Zealand. Today we got news that next week the country will move from Level 4 to Level 3, which means that a few more essential businesses can open up and deliveries from certain shops, cafes and restaurants can resume. However, we’ll still have to…

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    Wonderful Welly – Wellington Botanic Gardens

    November 7, 2019

    There’s a saying around here, “you can’t beat Wellington on a good day” and so on a recent good day I decided to explore one of the city’s most scenic spots, Wellington Botanic Gardens. If you’ve read here before, or you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know I’m a sucker for plants and the Bristol…

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    11 things I’ve learned in my first month in New Zealand

    June 27, 2019

    I can’t quite believe it, last week marked 1 month since I landed in Auckland and began my new life in New Zealand. It’s been a bit of a blur if I’m honest, and I’m still settling in and finding my feet. I’ve moved to Wellington, in the South of the North Island, In my…

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