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Me At 25 – Reflections On The Year

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Today is my birthday. And as such, it’s got me all ponderous (more than usual) about life, achievements, failures, change, and more. To continue a now annual tradition after my Me at 23 and Me at 24 posts, it’s that time of year again when I’ll write a rather self-indulgent post all about the past 12 months of life as me. As I turn 26, here are the most notable moments, achievements, and challenges of me at 25. Continue Reading

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What It’s Like Whale Watching In Kaikoura From A Helicopter

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Sometimes when plans change, they change in the most unexpected ways. During a trip to the South Island of New Zealand, exactly that happened. The result of bad weather across the country and limited time to travel long distances resulted in a trip to Kaikoura, 180km north of Christchurch. What awaited us as a spontaneous morning activity was a memory we’ll never forget. So, here’s the story of how a last-minute drive up the coast led us to the most epic whale watching in Kaikoura experience… In a helicopter. Continue Reading