Monthly Archives: August 2012

The wonders of Wakatipu

We had a conundrum last time I posted. Stay in the all singing, all dancing, glitter covered mecca of Queenstown, or save ourselves from an eternity of novelty burgers and rampaging Aussies on vacation and get the hell out of dodge. Tricky choice.  As I said last time, it’s a captivating place and well deserving […]

Should I stay or should I go?

I may have mentioned the two rules we had before getting to New Zealand; no office jobs and no staying in one place for too long. However, I may also have forgotten what kind of a captivating young scamp of a place Queenstown is. Great mountain peaks awash with snow  force their way into your […]

Thoughts from a floating tin box

I’m currently 10km above the Southern Indian ocean, it’s -41C outside and the middle aged guy to the left of me is now watching his sixth episode of Pingu. In all honestly I don’t really know what’s going on here. The inflight info screen informs me we’ve 4178km to go still, but I don’t know […]