harold life education nz

Harold is the NZ Life Education mascot; I thought it was only appropriate to have a photo with him About 3 weeks ago I had my third and final go at donating blood. This year I've tried 3 different times to give the gift that can save lives, but every time I've managed to pass [...]

doitinadress facebook cover

A big heartfelt thank you to those who've supported me in this worthy cause already! And 'a bit' may be something of an understatement... In university, I was notorious for staying up all night to write essays and papers - I perfected and aptly named this, the 'Print and Sprint', as I'd often hand things [...]

lake ngatu

Christmas Eve 2011 at Lake Ngatu, at dusk Truthfully, there are SO many beautiful places you could potentially hit up while in the Northern-most region of New Zealand, rightfully named Northland; it can be a bit overwhelming in selecting where to go and what to do, especially if you’re limited for time. Have no fear, [...]

Getting my Run on, all over New Zealand

sbs 10k

If you thought I meant that I ran from place to place within NZ, sorry if you're disappointed, but you've got to be kidding! I've been getting my run on, but I am the first to admit I am definitely an amateur! Since moving to New Zealand, it is safe to say that I have become [...]

horseriding on the beach

It's been 2 years this January just gone, that I have lived in the beautiful Far North of Northland, affectionately known as 'the Real Far North' and it also certainly lives up to it's affectionate name, as it is real far! Far from.... everything.  It's a well-kept secret from many (heck, I barely even noticed [...]