Change of season

It’s the second day of spring today and I am sitting on the floor in my upper level room typing this as warm air breathes through the open window. The winter here was uncannily mild – barely any rain, and no snow in Christchurch itself. The farmers will be concerned. There are big cracks in … Continue reading Change of season


A spark ignites in the predawn black

Introducing Tamsin's New Zealand adventure At age 27 I moved to the UK for a gap year working holiday. After landing in Heathrow, I made my way up to a friend’s flat in Birmingham. I was grateful to have a roof over my head while I ‘landed’ in a new country, getting my bearings. Still … Continue reading A spark ignites in the predawn black