Every day is precious. Making the best of now is about living in the moment. One of the best ways is discovering new adventures right on our doorstep.
Bucket lists have...Read more
17 October 2017
Major life changes create wonderful opportunities for new beginnings and doing things differently.
Some transitions come unexpectedly – redundancy, a major health setback, the loss of a loved one or a...Read more
08 June 2017
A change of scene is like a breath of fresh air.
We relocated to sunny Nelson and are delighted to be here.
Golden weather, beautiful scenery, sandy beaches, fresh produce, local vineyards, walking...Read more
16 March 2016
What a ripper of a tale this is! Brando Yelavich turned his life around by walking the entire New Zealand coastline.
Raging dogs, charging bulls, steep cliffs, rugged bush, mudflats, pounding...Read more
Book Review - Wildboy by Brando Yelavich
08 August 2015
Waking up on an operating table to the sound of drilling and hammering is a pretty novel experience. Fortunately I couldn't feel a thing and soon nodded off under the...Read more
11 April 2015
Here is a different twist on outdoor adventures - a classic tale of triumph over adversity.
The gripping and hilarious tales of Johnny Wray's seafaring adventures have inspired generations of sailors,...Read more
Book review - South Sea Vagabonds by J.W. Wray
15 January 2015
A few close calls and some hair-raising moments over 20 years of regular trips on dive boats, sailing yachts, a seagoing waka, friends' boats of various sorts, commuter ferries and...Read more
31 December 2014
So why choose women only holidays and adventures?
Women often tell me how much they value the company of other women when we are away together exploring new places and...Read more
14 February 2014