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…

Fake it til you make it..

Sometimes it is hard to get out of bed in the morning with a spring in your step, but if you feed your mind with enough of these cool little ditties that fly past my computer each day, it’s amazing how you can change your mindset. It’s not about what happens to you, the events…

A groovy retro milk bar where you can flip a little vinyl

Flat White finds the best little underground coffee bar in town and espies something and someone that probably shouldn’t appear on the front page of the daily rag. Check out what she gets up to. While on my sightseeing little Wellington trip I check out this coffee bar with regulars oh so hip The Muna…

A Flat White anyone? Just made surplus to requirements…

A Friday stroll following in Flat White’s footsteps around the down town streets of Wellington. Along the way checking out a couple of the famous landmarks that appear in the latest story about Flat White and her escapades with Judges and other High Flyers on the Wellington scene in ‘Scorpions in Stilettos.’ Recognise any of…

Bullying, Business, Bureaucracy and Busyness – 21st Century Living…

Sven in ‘Sharks with Lipstick‘ navigates her way around the Twenty First Century obstacles and challenges of business, bureaucracy, busyness and bosses. Check out what she has to say while working at the BS Ministry in Book one… Why is everyone so busy? Busy, busy can’t they see? Busy, busy like a Bumble Bee But…