Let’s all go to the zoo!

One of the most undervalued experiences one can have is a visit to the zoo.

There’s nothing quite like an up-close encounter, and I’ve been lucky enough to experience a few over the years. Most recently with red pandas at Wellington Zoo. Continue reading “Let’s all go to the zoo!”

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Getting Lasik Eye Surgery

A few days ago I got lasik eye surgery. I’ve had a few people ask what it was like so thought I’d write about my experience.

But first, some background. I’m short-sighted. If I held my hand out in front of me, everything went blurry at my fingertips. I got glasses when I was 12 and then contact lenses when I was 16. I’m now 30. The moment I got my contacts I put away my glasses and until this year I hadn’t worn them again. I’d thought about lasik for a while but had been told your eyes need to settle down, that it cost a lot, that it took a lot of time… basically that I should wait. Now I wish I’d got onto this sooner. Continue reading “Getting Lasik Eye Surgery”

That Time I Saw Eminem

The moment I heard Eminem was coming to New Zealand, I was so excited!
I’m a music lover – I enjoy so many different types and styles. I think one of the things that makes Eminem so great is that his music crosses boundaries and he mixes hip hop with pop and rock, rapping faster and more intelligently than many of his peers. Continue reading “That Time I Saw Eminem”