If you're like me and didn't know anything about rugby before moving to New Zealand, here are a few things to know that will help you follow along from the stands.
Since moving to New Zealand, I've been pretty slack on the fitness front, but with the wedding just around the corner, I'm feeling motivated to get back into the swing of things. With five months to go before the big day, I've been looking for ways to get more active, drop a few kgs, and tone up on a budget. Here's what I've been doing to kickstart my fitness and get shreddin' for the weddin'...
After a year away, Botanic D'Lights is back in Christchurch dazzling locals with beautiful light installations interspersed throughout the Christchurch Botanic Gardens. Hoping to avoid the weekend crowds, Pete and I went to check out the show on opening night. Moving at a slow clip, it took us just under an hour to walk through [...]
I have to start this post with an apology. It feels like for the past few months I've been winging nonstop about the winter gloom. You see, the endless rainy days and bitter cold were really starting to get to me. Thankfully, mother nature took pity on us Canterburians and for the last two weekends, [...]
Winter in New Zealand started on 1 June and there's no doubt in my mind that Christchurch got the memo. It feels like it's been raining nonstop for weeks and I'm now refusing to leave the house without mittens firmly in-hand. My friends back in the States may be out running errands in sundresses and [...]
The last few weeks, between all the travel and general chaos of everyday life, I almost missed celebrating an expat milestone... I've been in New Zealand for six months! It flew by in the snap of my fingers. I can't believe that since November I've found a job, brought our dog over from America, learned to [...]