Life in NZ – The First 10 Years (2006 to 2016)

April 16, 2006

What a difference a day makes

16 April, 2006 Easter Sunday We have been experiencing so much in such a short time span. Is it only 6 weeks since we left San Francisco? And so much has happened. Sorry that I keep saying that. You would think that if so much was happening I would be […]
April 15, 2006

What rough beast slouches towards Bethlehem, waiting to be born?

Things have gotten better since the last entry. Those things all being my experience of existence of course, things going on in my body/mind. Much more than in the month we were travelling, things seem quite surreal. I know how to live this urban existence, so it’s quite easy to […]
April 10, 2006

This Is Not My Beautiful House

This morning as we drove out of Hanmer Springs the sky was stunning. The flat Hanmer basin is ringed at the horizon by the mountains of New Zealand’s Southern Alps. Some were already snow covered. The lenticular clouds and clear blue sky between capping the mountains was incredibly beautiful.   […]
April 3, 2006

A wwoofing we will go……

We’ve landed on the south island after a very smooth ferry crossing yesterday afternoon from Wellington to Picton. Today we’re heading west to the beautiful Golden Bay region where we will do two back-to-back wwoofings for a total of seven nights. These should be a bit more ‘light’ than the […]