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

September 10, 2011

Winter Review: July 1 – September 9, 2011

As I sit here in Sydney airport on my six hour layover to San Francisco, I finally have a chance to sit and breathe and contemplate the last few months of life. When I last left off, Bruce had returned on July 1st from his journey abroad, right in time […]
July 1, 2011

Life Without Bruce, Week 8, June 25 – 30, 2011

Life is good, been living in the wood, Just me and the dog, and sometimes a hedgehog, Been painting my room, not thinking about doom, The quakes still rattle and roll, but can’t disturb my soul. For life is bliss, it’s a state of mind, I love Wainui, It’s quite […]
June 23, 2011

Life Without Bruce – Weeks 5, 6, & 7: June 1 – 24, 2011

A few more weeks have passed since the last blogpost and I’m happy to report that life is kinda sorta almost just about slowing down to a reasonable pace now that all houseguests, builders, and friends have gone. Dareks’ last week-plus was a jam packed one. We managed to scoot […]
May 26, 2011

Life Without Bruce – Weeks 2, 3 & 4: May 4 – 31, 2011

Well, so much for weekly writing and idyllic quiet moments by the fire.  Life has been nonstop full on since the last blogpost and I’ve had constant companionship over the last three weeks with very little to no time to myself. Firstly, the cows are gone and have not been […]