Checking Out

To be honest, I don’t remember having a lot of “deep and meaningfuls” with my dad as a kid – he was the splinter getter-outerer, the teddy doctor, the constellation-explainer. The big life conversations? They were more mum’s department. I guess that now she’s gone, he’s taken on more of that role and a couple … Continue reading

On 31

On the 1st of March, I’ll turn 31. 30 was a crazy year. A year of change. At some points it felt like people were literally reaching up and removing the blinkers from my eyes in so many areas in my life. At some points the light was almost too hard to handle, and it took … Continue reading

16 Random Things 

Almost an entire month into 2016 and it’s shaping up to be a crazy year. Already had an amazing (life-changing? maybe) holiday that I’m still trying to process, I return to full-time work NEXT WEEK and I have a little boy who will be two in a month’s time. There’s a lot going on and … Continue reading

2015 in Review

What did you do in 2015 that you’d never done before? Had my first kid-free vacation since CJ was born, worked as acting head-of-department for six weeks, separated from M-Daddy, attended a wedding solo… quite a few things, actually! Did you keep your New Years resolutions, and will you make more for next year? Rather than … Continue reading

Currently: July 2015 edition

NZ Readers: Don’t forget to pop over to the Facebook page and enter our FoodCompass giveaway! I have this theory that the NZ band Six60 is one of the only universally acceptable CDs to have playing in your car. Regardless of who I’m driving with, there’s generally no complaints and often a few compliments. It’s all … Continue reading