‘Love Another Mother’ This Mother’s Day

Why hello there!

I know what you’re thinking – it’s been a long time!  A lot has been happening over the last month – I moved back to Dunedin and settled into postgraduate study – but I am beyond excited to reconnect with you all and let you in on what’s been happening in my life lately.

The big question on my mind for the last few weeks has been this: What are you doing for your mother this Mother’s Day?  I know that for some people the answer to this is always simple: a nice card, a box of chocolate and maybe some flowers.  But the reality is that for some mothers out there this is not going to be the case.  Some families just do not have the means to celebrate their mother or show her just how much they appreciate her. Continue reading

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Types Of People At The Airport

For those of you who read my previous blog post, you’ll already know that I have returned to Dunedin for my University year.  This involved one hell of a journey, driving from Hamilton to Auckland, flying Auckland to Christchurch and finally onto Dunedin.

As much as I love travel – and I love travel – this journey included a ten hour wait at Christchurch airport.  Admittedly this isn’t exactly the ideal scenario when travelling; it is always preferable to fly direct or at least have minimal time in transit.  However, as well as a keen lover of travel, I also happen to enjoy indulging in a bit of good ol-fashioned people watching.

Ten hours is a long time to sit at the same booth, in the same departure lounge, with ever-changing crowds of people walking past. So this week I decided to cram all ten hours of people watching into one video: Types Of People At The Airport. Continue reading