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- Best Cafes to Work From in Auckland 1 week ago All creatives know that getting shit done requires an IV of quality coffee and a soundtrack of white noise – atleast, that’s what seems to be working for my circle. That jingle of plates, a mountain of pastries and the coming and going of other freelancers makes you feel like you’ve joined...
- Rewriting the Rules - Women in High Places 2 months ago *First seen in the New Zealand Alpine Journal, December 2017 Standing on the curb in Auckland wearing ripped jeans and floral t-shirt, I wait for Jim to pick me up for the NZAC Snowcraft Course. I’m like a packmule with way too many bags and fear I’m underdressed for the occasion. My suspicions...
- Attempting a Kayak Circumnavigation of Great Barrier Island 2 months ago We’re corks bobbing on an open sea. Peaks rising high around us as blackened waters are whipped high by furious winds. My friends disappear momentarily into deep troughs between the swell and in this moment I feel totally alone. Here exploring one of the most remote wilderness areas in New...
- Is social media ruining our adventure experiences? 1 month ago *First seen in Adventure Magazine – December 2017 Sitting atop my Canadian canoe, I listen to water lapping gently on the side of the boat and let it lull me into a false sense of serenity. Gadgets stashed deep in its bowels, I leave the endless sprawl of Auckland behind along with any residual...
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08:46 AM October 07, 2013
I´m loving the diversity in these posts! Can´t wait for the next ones.
15:22 PM October 09, 2013
Hey I went to Kapital while I was in Madrid last year. Its definitely a crazy place. I loved the go-go girls outfits. Halloween inspiration?
20:14 PM October 13, 2013
Dear Ocean. Thankyou for informing me about the book fair. Thanks to this I managed to catch it on the very last Sunday, and even picked up a great book on Spanish history written by an expat. Laura.