Month: March 2015

Travel

Man O’ War: a perfect New Zealand vineyard

I am a slow traveller, it’s my ultimate guilty pleasure. I love being able to take my time and admire a view, and if there is a glass of wine in hand while I’m admiring then all to the better. My penchant for slow travel is particularly true since the invention of the smart phone; […]

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Blogging about blogging

My side of the story.

I wasn’t going to write about this, I really wasn’t. But yesterday at a blogging event the PR used me as an example of a bad blogging relationship. They kept it anonymous and did not mention me by name but the blogging community in London is tiny so I heard about it from three different […]

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Personal

My tequila hero

After Christmas we went up to Sandy Bay for a few days at the beach. Annoyingly the sea was full of weed so we wiled away the days playing boggle, having sober dance parties to Taylor Swift, and on my part of course blogging. On the other end of the beach was Havana Cabana, a […]

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Travel

Aucklands newest (and cutest) wholefood café

Sometimes you want healthy. I mean don’t get me wrong it still has to be tasty as fuck, but healthy none the less. After a week of indulgence (my parents were showering me with love in the form of food) I needed to consume something that wasn’t full of sugar, carbs or alcohol*. Here however […]

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Travel

Going home as an expat: like an old slipper

Going home for a holiday is a terrifying experience for any expat. Of course you want to hug your family and stock up on all the treats of your dark London dreams, but there is always that thought at the back of your mind wondering if you will like it. You will always get moments […]

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Coffee and food

A little more brunch – two gold star brunch spots in Auckland

Because what is a trip to Auckland without a serious amount of brunch? Two highlights for me were Orphans Kitchen in Ponsonby and Dear Jervois on Jervois Road, both suggested by my big sister. As mentioned before in New Zealand it’s not about just getting the poached eggs right, its all about brunch innovation. I genuinely […]

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