Living List Tick – Spend a Week on a Tropical Island

  Adam had his 40th birthday earlier this year. Despite my best efforts to convince him otherwise, he was positive he didn’t want any fuss or party to document the occasion. What he did want – and I was more than happy to organise! – was a holiday to a warm place he could sit and…

2016 Year in Review: Personal and Travel

I said this last January: “This year my attention will be on getting my body back into some sort of conditioning – it won’t be about the numbers on the scale, more about how my clothes fit. And I’d like them to fit… I’m down to a four outfit rotation. I don’t usually go in…

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…