We all need community and connection, regardless of what we’re going through. I also believe that keeping (what we perceive as) our flaws private, we’re only contributing to a narrative of stigma and shame.
If you've ever been to Vancouver, you'll know it's one of the most picturesque cities in the world. For a coastal city with such an active and outdoorsy reputation, many people are surprised to learn that its food scene is equally impressive. Even prior to moving here, I spent many visits exploring the diverse culinary [...]
Well, hello there. What's been happening with you all? It's been ages since I last sat down to type out a blog post. If I'm completely honest, I haven't had the mental capacity to dedicate to this small corner of the internet. Between moving to Vancouver, finding an apartment, starting a new job (more on [...]
Well, it's been over a month since I shared an update with you all. In between packing up our home, throwing Nick a surprise 30th birthday, finishing up work projects, and moving continents, life has been hectic. As you'd expect, travelling home was mildly stressful. We wore masks for the entirety of three flights and [...]
Formerly a mining town, Reefton was heavily reliant on gold and coal. Thanks to the creativity of people like Patsy, the town has been revitalised and Kiwis have a new reason to visit this historic destination. For a town that’s nearly 150 years old, Reefton has aged well and continues to draw crowds from across New Zealand.
If you're anything like me, self-care and setting aside time for yourself has fallen to the bottom of your never-ending to-do list. We’re over halfway through 2020 and I've been meaning to book myself in for a facial since January... My Skincare History I booked in for my first treatment at Total Body Concept in [...]
Navigating the marketing landscape has always been tricky, but increasingly so in an economic downturn. Recently, I had an experience that forced me to question my usual approach as a content creator. A new business (one that I would LOVE to support and share with my community) reached out with an offer in exchange for [...]
Located on the east coast of New Zealand's South Island, Ōtepoti Dunedin has a rich heritage and is known for its interesting inhabitants. My first time properly exploring Dunedin was during iD Fashion Week in 2016, not long after I moved to Christchurch. The experience left a lasting impression, and Dunedin has been one of [...]