40) The inner workings of my mind on a day off…

The inner workings of my mind on a day off…… : I would love a coffee right know, hey look a butterfly, ok no it’s coffee time, maybe I’ll buy shoes today, coffee first then shoes, actually no I really don’t need new shoes, where should I get a coffee, oh look a shoe shop,…

39) Technophobe…

I have hundreds of postcards, if you come to my house u will see postcards on the walls, on the fridge, inbetween pages of books, I found a postcard in my sock drawer yesterday… After years of collecting postcards I have decided that I really want to start making my own and so Irish Kiwi…

38) Helmet hair and buns of steel

Me: “So how soon until I can go running again?” Physiotherapist: “Not for at least a month.” Me: “……oh….ok.” Physiotherapist: “No seriously, I strongly recommend that you do not run with your knee in this condition.” Me: “Gotcha, no running, I understand.” Physiotherapist: “Ok good.” Uncomfortable pause…. Me: “A light jog perhaps?” Physiotherapist: “PROMISE ME…

37) “I’ll just grab the razor to finish it”

So yesterday I was feeling a bit stressed so I thought I would pamper myself a bit. First I’d go for a long relaxing massage then I would go and get a hair cut. However I was so relaxed and sleepy after my massage that I failed to react when the hairdresser uttered the words…

36) Winter (not so) Wonderland

Yesterday morning the residents of Queenstown opened the curtains to discover the town covered in a blanket of snow, snowboarders and skiers delighted, tourists made snowmen and kids threw snowballs.   However for those of us who live in an apartment built for summer with no double glazing on the windows or insulation in the…

35) Red Bums and Black Eyebrows

I have recently returned from a holiday to Fiji so if you are ever thinking of visiting Fiji then here is my advice to you: 1) Definitely bring lots of Sun cream:    Gerry in the morning: babe I don’t think we need to be wearing factor 30 sunscreen, let’s just wear factor 15. Gerry…

34) Mount Kayak

So we have recently made the decision to stay in New Zealand permanently and become actual grown ups at last! That means it’s time to make some changes. One of these changes is our apartment, I no longer view it as a temporary stop over, it’s now a more permanent home in my mind so…

33) Adam And Eve Ate The Nutella

Now that I’m quickly approaching my late 20’s my metabolism really isn’t what it used to be. This is now what I must do to myself in the name of being healthy! A few days ago I came to the horrifying realisation that there was no chocolate in the house. As I happened to be…

32) Sausage Hands And Helicopters

I have travelled, I have lived in crowded hostels and cockroach infested apartments, I have driven the west coast of Australia and lived in a van for 3 weeks. All of these experiences led me to believe that a night of camping would be fantastic fun. Just me and Gerry, camping by the lake, drinking…

31) Listen To Your Imaginary Mother!

As I begin my descent into my late 20’s I find myself full of wisdom that I feel the need to impart onto another generation, unfortunately my guinea pig has no interest so this is my advice to my imaginary future daughter instead (who, no offence, I will hopefully not be having for a very…