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Hello weekend!

Hello? How far is the weekend now please? Oh it’s here! Can I see 5 things to do over the weekend please? Certainly! 1.     I LOVE JAPAN! Therefore, I am beary excited about this thing called Japan Day happening on Sunday, April 12 at The Cloud and Shed 10. Nice little festival with fun activities from 10 am to 6pm. 2.     While you are in … Continue reading Hello weekend!

The Curious Barista’s Guide to Coffee by Tristan Stephenson

I came across this book by accident, but as soon as I saw the cover I knew that it’s a winner! Someone I know tends to say “man… I love coffee, but I really wish I knew how to describe a really good cup of coffee a little bit more than just saying oh yeah, that a good cup of coffee!” If you think the … Continue reading The Curious Barista’s Guide to Coffee by Tristan Stephenson

What’s happening in Auckland – late March edition

Oh horror! Warm days in Auckland are numbered! Better be quick and get out and see what’s happening in the big little city. “Thanks” to a combination of the nasty flu, visitors, fatigue and happy sunny days I have been a little slack with regular updates. But I’m back and here are the top 5 of things to do this month. 1. Sometimes I wish … Continue reading What’s happening in Auckland – late March edition

Wellington to Auckland by train

If you live in New Zealand, chances are you’ve seen a beautiful ad on TV – travel in style and comfort, courtesy of Kiwirail. If you haven’t, here is it. A couple of weeks ago Mr C and I went to Wellington for a long weekend. No set itinerary in mind, walk around the city, eat, drink coffee and most importantly catch the train back … Continue reading Wellington to Auckland by train

This month in Auckland

What is happening in and around Auckland in February? Silo Cinema is continuing a very successful and busy season with a super selection for February. Lineup for the next month looks like this: 30 January – Point Break 6 February – Mt.Zion  13 February – The Rocky Horror Picture Show 20 February – Pulp: a film about Life, Death and Supermarkets 27 February – The Great Gatsby  Movies start … Continue reading This month in Auckland

All I want for Christmas is you… and 25 other things

All I want for Xmas… is you… and you… and youuuu I am not greedy. But it is that time of the year when you see hundreds of gift guides and suggestions for the very best Xmas gifts. I also like presents and over the last couple of weeks I have accumulated a few book marks on my computer with things I’d like to buy … Continue reading All I want for Christmas is you… and 25 other things