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Thanks for all the fish

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

I had some of the most incredible experiences on my trip. I look back at my blog and can’t believe how many amazing things I got to see and how many nice people I met. I have tried to thank everyone on the ‘Thanks’ page. It did end up taking a huge part of my […]

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Home Sweet Home

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

I know you aren’t suppose to run away from your problems. But this last month since the accident has been really stressful and as I get nearer and nearer to home I feel like the problems of the last month are slowly melting away. I still need to figure out what to do with my […]

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Shear Stress and Party Success

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

I had the most wonderful leaving party surrounded by friends. All the acts were brilliant. The first one had the whole street in the room (check them out below). We raised a bit of money for Casa Alianza (thanks to those who donated items) and I couldn’t have asked for a better night. On the […]

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It's another life out there

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

“I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five.” Steven Wright This was my inspiration quote of the day which just emphasised the fact I really wish I had a friend who is a lawyer. I am getting quite a lot of threatening communication. I […]

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Epping Forest

Saturday, November 15th, 2008

I love walking. Every year I bug my friends about getting out of the city to see the Autumn colours and I have wanted to do a photography course for ages. So when my friend saw a guided photographic walk through Epping Forest she signed us up. when we turned up everyone had big flash […]

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Beware of pre-xmas London

Friday, November 14th, 2008

Last night I had my bag stolen from the pub. What was strange is that it was under our table, the pub wasn’t crowded and it was within twenty minutes of sitting down with a half pint and we hadn’t moved. At my Spanish class today I was told that this time of the year […]

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Halloween Hangover

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

I have been trying to sell my Kawasaki ER6f and the only response I have had to my add other than Cardata (scam) is someone who sent the following email. Sounds dodgy! Thanks for your response I will like to inform you that I do appreciate your response and interest in transacting with me,I will […]

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Snow and Self Defence

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Tonight I felt like a freak. At women’s self defence we are doing pushing and hand grabbing and apparently I am a big strong girl so no one wanted to push or grab me. So I bicycled home and cried. Nah, just kidding. But it was very cold and wet bicycling home. And now it […]

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Better Prepared

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

It just dawned on me that I am leaving to start the second part of my trip exactly two years after I was originally going to go at the end of November 2006 to ride from Argentina up to Alaska. Instead I took five weeks and went back to NZ and rode from Christchurch to […]

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Explaining the Sunflowers

Saturday, October 4th, 2008

It’s my birthday tomorrow so I have added a bit of whimsy. This is a poem my friend wrote me. Sunflower Smile Golden Aura Shadows Shine Stems Steer Skywards Among The Daisies Of Daytime You Nod In The Gust You Must Grow On by Julia Miller-Surridge Also a friend once said that this poem reminded […]

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