• Hong Kong
  • First Impressions

    I arrived in Hong Kong this morning, and am now succumbing to the jet lag that is finally catching up with me. It’s only 3 pm in the afternoon Hong Kong time, corresponding to midnight in Vancouver. I figure if I can make it until at least 8 o’clock tonight, I should be okay.   […]

  • knitting
  • WIP on a Rainy Wednesday

    Aren’t rainy days perfect for knitting? I love having the perfect excuse to cozy up to the fireplace with a nice pot of tea and some knitting. Right now I am still working on the brioche scarf that I started in the beginning of February, shortly after arriving in Auckland. I have gotten significantly more yardage […]

  • New Zealand
  • Four more days …

    This Saturday night I find myself sitting in a hostel in Golden Bay, on the South Island of New Zealand. We finished the Abel Tasman Great Walk last Thursday, and have since been relaxing our sore muscles in the small hippie town of Takaka. In less than four days I will be boarding the plane to […]

  • New Zealand
  • Piglets and Packing

    Our time here at Riverside has flown by, and tomorrow we will already be heading off to do the Abel Tasman Great Walk. These last few days in particular have been incredible. The homeowners where we are staying are away on vacation, so we get a bit of a break with our WWOOFing duties, having only […]

  • Uncategorized
  • WIP Wednesday while WWOOFing

    Time for yet another WIP Wednesday, this time written from inside of a small caravan parked in the Riverside Community, where I have been WWOOFing for the past week. This week I’ve managed to make some serious progress on my second Skyp sock that I’ve been knitting (as shown here)and am now ready to start […]