Mount Donna Buang

Image via Wikipedia A few weeks ago I needed to go and commune with some sort of nature. And thus, I chose on my day off to ascend a mountain. Looking around Google Maps, at first I didn’t find a thing in this flat plain. Remember, I’m from Auckland, a city of 17 volcanoes....

The Supper Club, Mel...

Spring Street, Melbourne. Bright Lights. Cars. The big city. Theatres. Musicals. Restaurants. Fine wine. You head down the street, past an unmarked door. You pause, turn back, open this door. You trudge up the flight of stairs as warm jazz hits your ears. At the top, you are in a secret...

The London Tavern Ho...

The Toff (my friend Dan the English Man) was running away from us in Melbourne in the late summer, and so he took us to a pub I had never been to. To set the scene, during daylight savings time, in Melbourne, the sun sets sometime after 8pm and before 9. It’s fairly warm, sometimes...

Sydney!

Image by Snipergirl via Flickr Today is the first day of my travels. I flew to Sydney this morning, sleep-deprived and groggy, lugging a suitcase with only one wheel and filled with books and clothes. I left Melbourne in a mad rush, after a week of partying, drinking, friends, confusion...