Behind every action is a need (expressed or suppressed)

Check out the quotes below… Do you SUPPRESS or EXPRESS your feelings, your needs? Obviously we can’t express everything that comes into our heads, even though at times we would love to. But in this increasingly PC world we do have to put the hand brake on our words even though it would be great…

Kibbutz living, Co-housing, Tiny housing or regular housing?

The saga of housing continues, but hey there is many a choice of how you want to live, bit like ordering a coffee, do you want to go for regular or not so regular but increasingly normal? Hanging on a Kibbutz, a collective community in Israel that was traditionally based on agriculture, could possibly be…

FOMO (with Property right now)?

Suffering from the Fear of Missing Out? Perhaps with all the media hype about Property going through the roof (excuse the pun) and the fear of getting left behind as the competition has got insane especially since the ‘C’ word – Covid struck. All the speculation was that we were hitting a Recession and house…

Flying Saucers and Shirley MacLaine

.Just finished reading Shirley MacLaine’s book ‘Sage-ing while Age-ing’ and lots of gems from ‘Being the change you want to see’ and the beauty of ageing, you get wiser as you take life’s pilgrimage. All those hours on Planet Earth, do pay off. There’s quite a bit on UFO sightings and encounters of the third…

Fairies Fabulous Fairies

Fairies aren’t they the most fabulous creatures? With fine and fabulous fanciful features They come in all sorts of shapes and sizes Always unannounced and full of surprises You can see them in the meadows and amongst the flowers Appearing more vivid between the showers Red, pink, white and often green The prettiest guys you’ve…

Up For a Trip ‘On Rails’ – New Zealand Style

Ever been fascinated by kicking back and letting someone else do the driving, take charge of the itinerary? Then a luxurious train journey across New Zealand or into work is the way to go. These two trains do the North Island, it will take you from Auckland to the capital city, all in a day…

Living ‘off the land’ in LOCKDOWN

Auckland, New Zealand is back in Lockdown (three days at this stage) and the rest of New Zealand/Aotearoa has some restrictions – but there is a silver lining to another 21st century event – Mother Nature… No time to muck around Auckland is back in ‘LOCKDOWN’ We’re tucked away in our nature retreat In solitude,…

Cyclones and (a touch of) Covid – a Lethal Combo?

Add a tropical cyclone with a ‘touch of’ Covid, and what do you get? Flying saucers? Flying boats? We’ve experienced an almighty Front Yes the ‘North’ has taken the biggest brunt Sandwiched between a gusty wind and cyclone Thank god I’m not all alone Shelter belts and the like all came down Flower pots rolling…

The Queen of Numerology – Celebrating Her Life and Legacy

Our Queen of Numerology’s numbers were up and did she know? To us mere mortals on this Planet, it appeared unexpected, but I believe she knew. As they say ‘Our days are numbered.’ Therefore, we need to make the most of each precious day and live it wisely. She taught us about numbers and how…

The new/Covid way, the mask, the new accessory!

Whether you are in downtown Wellington or downtown Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Stockholm, London, we have all now acquired a new accessory. Along with our phone, coffee, bag, head phones and such like we have now added the 21st century mask to our mobile inventory. What would Sven in the cover below look like with a…