A Family Guide to Taupo, New Zealand

A Family Guide to Taupo Although I covered our travels to New Zealand earlier this year, I thought today I would focus a spotlight on Taupo. I believe it is an ideal place to base yourself if you’re the north island of New Zealand. Families with children of various ages can take advantage of the vast…

What I’m Reading September 2016

There are months I feel confident I’ll be able to talk about my reading with some level of intelligence and (I hope) insight; then there are times when I almost want to skip this post completely because I’m still wrestling with what I want to say. This isn’t to suggest that what I have to…

The Creative Life Podcast: In Praise of Imperfection

The Creative Life Podcast: Episode Fourteen When I wrote this post, I was in the middle of my 20K by 20 June challenge – a target I set myself in order to finish off my young adult novel, which I was able to do. It did pretty well at the time in terms of page…