Monthly Archives: April 2013

A day of two halves: emigrating teachers beware!

Warning: if you are teacher that is considering emigrating to New Zealand, be warned that the challenge that is Immigration is nothing compared to Novopay. I have had a very stressful day.

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Bluff hill

Today was mostly a day of tears. It’s been a hard day. Down days, up days, expect that when you move to a new country. I dissappear in a mountain of STUFF that needs to be done, then at other … Continue reading

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Mores Scenic Reserve: Riverton

I was considering a trip to Riverton, the nearest coastal town to Invercargill, when Geoff, who I met on the plane here (travelled the whole way from London on the same flights!) said he was going tramping in Riverton, his … Continue reading

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Sandy Point Saturday run & 2 degrees of separation!

When you are new to a town, you have to continually make an effort. Although people are really nice, they will not come and find you, you have to go and find them. I was lying in bed listening to … Continue reading

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Invercargill museum, and Velodrome

My day started with an early morning swim. I decided to go a little later this morning (basically because I could!) and ended up amongst the retired masses, and a synchro team practicing!! Nevertheless,

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