Travel Diary: June 2005 – New Orleans

Only a few weeks before Hurricane Katrina, I went to a conference in New Orleans. This was my first ‘big’ overseas trip. I didn’t take a travel diary with me, I wasn’t keeping up with my blog at that time, I had a little point and shoot camera however I still remember quite a bit about that trip.  I think…

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That Old Country Feeling

I’m back in the Wairarapa for the weekend. I love being out of the city – back in the region where I was a bought up. While Mom is in the gallery, I’m doing chores and taking the camera along in search of a good landscape or two. But the clouds aren’t playing nicely today.  

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Wairarapa Road Trip

For Mother’s Day this year I planned to give my mummy the gift of me … and meeting Ken for the first time. We decided to roadtrip to the Wairarapa leaving from Hamilton on Friday after work. In hindsight, I’d probably never ever do this again .. especially not in winter.  It got dark early and petrol is so expensive!!…

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The ‘Getaway Weekend’

Marcia and I have been planning this for a while.  I’m going to pretend it was all about the two of us getting out to the Poor Knights Islands for a day of diving …. but in all reality it was a little more than that. On a Friday afternoon, Ken drove up from Hamilton and collected me (and my…

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Early is good

First time in a while that I have been super early for something. So I thought I would celebrate. And it takes the sting out of only being in Melbourne for one might when the city deserves so much more!

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Sent ourselves to Wellington – aka Tattoo Thursday

WARNING: This post contains lots of photographs!!  Having a tattoo session booked with Simon for some more work on my sleeve was a great excuse for a mini break – and for Ken and my first weekend ‘away’ together. I had an ulterior motive as well … I really wanted to introduce him to my best friend Sarah.  And to…

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