2019 was an interesting year both personally and professionally. In many ways, it felt like an entire lifetime.
I wasn't planning on celebrating my 31st birthday. Last year's party was a massive event (rosé all day was in fact the tagline...) but as a Sagittarius and someone who loves celebrations of all sorts, I couldn't resist planning a small gathering. I was also getting my haircut that morning, so figured I might as [...]
I never imagined I'd share this story with you. It's one I've been trying to write for years and I'm still not sure I've found the right words. I'm not sharing this for pity or sympathy, nor am I looking for attention or advice. I'm finally hitting publish because I've come to realise how common [...]
Labour Day marked the first long weekend we've had since June! Needless to say, it was the perfect excuse to get out of town and explore a new region. We've been to Nelson and Picton a handful of times (I've even caught the ferry a couple times...) but had never properly explored Blenheim and Marlborough. [...]
When Akaroa Glamping invited Nick and I on a weekend getaway, we couldn't pack our bags fast enough. Banks Peninsula is one of our favourite places to explore and Akaroa holds many special memories. We always talk about how wonderful it would be to own a little cottage on the main drag, especially since it's just [...]
Well, hello friends! It's been awhile since we last caught up, so pull up a chair. Life has picked up a bit since my last post, I've been taking on some new consulting and digital marketing projects (more on that later...) Plus, there's been HEAPS of new openings to write about in Christchurch. Riverside Market [...]
Supporting the arts is important in any community. In a city that's rebuilding and finding its feet again, it's essential. Christchurch lost so many buildings in the earthquakes and having Isaac Theatre Royal as our home for the performing arts is truly a treasure. Every time I set foot inside this beautifully restored building, I [...]