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 [...]

tshirt quilt

Working at camp. Bungy jumping. University. Canada. New Zealand. My Sister's University.  Learning to surf in Australia. Gifts from family and friends. As I remember my dear dad always saying, "Been there, done that, got the t-shirt!" I quickly came to the conclusion I had too many t-shirts.15 t-shirts in total. Some of them up [...]


Sitting in the airport at about 10am getting ready to head out to Thailand, Thom and I indulged in a breakfast beer once everything was sorted and we were just in the 'waiting' phase. How could the back of this menu not inspire you to travel? Inspiration served up with our breakfast beer at Auckland [...]


Before I even left home in 2009 to study in New Zealand, I knew I wanted to stay longer.Truth be told, I didn't know that much about New Zealand and its culture or lifestyle before I rocked up to what I now know as this amazing country. I'd heard that it was common to hire [...]

helpful kids

I wasn't actually nominated for Hostelbooker’s 7 Super Shots  but I read and loved RTW Backpackers inspiration and they nominated anyone... So I took that opportunity to find some of my favourite photos. Boy it was hard to choose! I also learned I ought to better organise my hard drive of photos one day soon. [...]

Photo Friday: Week 1 – Perspective


La Esperenza, Honduras May 2008: Volunteering at state funded childcare facility for 2 weeks. I truly appreciate the childhood was so fortunate to have <3