My First Taste of Kiwiana – When Big Band Came to Town

My First Taste of Kiwiana – When Big Band Came to Town

This past weekend, Christchurch's social calendar was jam-packed. Between Festa and the annual Christchurch Big Band Festival, the CBD was buzzing with life. As part of the music festival, bands were spread across town, playing big band classics by Count Bassey and Glen Miller on stages at the new Central Library, outside the Christchurch Art [...]

Counting The Days; What It’s Like When Your Fiancé Moves Before You

We had always planned to be apart for one month. Pete's H1B visa allowing him to work in the U.S. expired on October 1st, 2017. Passing on the option to extend it when we decided to move to New Zealand, Pete booked his flight  home for September 28th. I would stay behind for a few [...]