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The choices we make

As we toughed it through another “freezing” winter here on the tropical Gold Coast of Australia, I reflected on the lifestyle choice we have made. I came here to escape the cold and the place is full of it – ice cream, gelato, sorbet, ice blocks, icy poles, Golden Gaytimes, snow cones… Continue reading


10 things I love about living on the Gold Coast

As I get to know my new home here on the Gold Coast, Australia, lets start with a few things I love about it. Winter – OMG, if this is winter, I’ll take it.  While we haven’t lived through a summer yet, which I understand is vile, these warm, sunny, 20C winter days are amazing! Bike … Continue reading

Lakes District Museum – Arrowtown, New Zealand

When my flight home was cancelled due to weather the other week, I decided to stay through the weekend in Queenstown.  I took the opportunity to visit the Lakes District Museum in Arrowtown.  Arrowtown is about 20 minutes easy and very scenic drive from Queenstown.  It’s a small museum, and will only take 1-2 hours … Continue reading

Its a tough job but someone has to do it – Queenstown, New Zealand

So I again get to spend a couple of weeks for work in beautiful Queenstown, New Zealand.   Like I say, it’s a tough job but someone has to do it. So first up was my flight from Christchurch, we were slightly delayed taking off due to sleet showers but once we did, wow, what an … Continue reading

LUMA – Southern Light Project – Queenstown, New Zealand

Since getting the chance a couple of years back to see Vivid Sydney I was excited to be able to see LUMA Southern Light Project in Queenstown this week. The Queenstown’s Winter Festival kicked off last weekend, and this is one of the components of it.  After work on Thursday I took a wander along to have a … Continue reading

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