Monthly Archives: November 2011

Beached As, Part One

Kiwis have great accents. Depending on where you’re from, these accents can be downright funny. This video, shown to us by a local, pokes fun at those accents and the national obsession of eating fish and chips. As one comment … Continue reading

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Trick? Treat? Anyone?

Lollies. No, not lollipops, as I incorrectly assumed. “Lollies” refers to candy of any and all types. We found them at the supermarket: mini-bars, wrapped for Halloween, in packages of… 18. Not the 300-piece bags of candy one finds in … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in New Zealand

Karen Gill is truly amazing. She managed to whip up a Thanksgiving dinner for us, with limited time and resources. I’m thankful for having her to share this adventure with!

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Hobbits in Wellington

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Turkey Day from far away

 

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The Rugby World Cup goes kiwi!

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Be vewy, vewy quiet. I’m hunting Hobbits.

My Hobbit quest shall continue… stay tuned.

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Behind the OGO

For those of you who just can’t get enough OGO, here’s the uncut footage from our OGO runs. First, Karen jumps in head first… And then I go for a spin… Wheeeeeee!

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Let’s go OGO!

Karen and I have wanted to go for a roll ever since we saw Peter Gabriel do it in concert. We finally got our chance in Rotorua, NZ. This is the longest OGO/Zorb run in the world, and they’re in … Continue reading

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Next Stop: New Zealand

The time has come to trade koalas for kiwi birds. Goodbye Oz, hello New Zealand. We’ve been in NZ for a while now, but it’s hard to keep the blog up to date when you’re (a) doing lots of fun … Continue reading

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