Travel

Turkey: A Guide to Cappadocia

Cappadocia, a remote area located in Central Turkey. If you haven’t yet had the pleasure of hearing about this dream location or viewing the growing number of snapshots showcasing breath taking views from highpoints in the valleys, where the sunrise features as the backdrop to a plethora of billowing and grandiose hot air balloons this will be… Continue reading Turkey: A Guide to Cappadocia

Opinion

The Distance Between

The distance between railway tracks, 143.5cm (4ft 8 ½ inches). Why this particular measurement? The first train carriages were built with the same tools as horse drawn carriages. So, why that particular distance between the wheels of the carriage? Because that was the width of the old roads that the carriages had to travel along.… Continue reading The Distance Between

Opinion

The Hundredth Monkey

I recently read a study conducted in 1952. Reliability and the actual occurrence of the study even taking place was called into question, that it may just be a myth. Regardless the study enthralled me and mythical or not I enjoyed it. Here’s the gist of it. Scientists were providing monkeys with sweet potatoes dropping… Continue reading The Hundredth Monkey

Self Help

The Haze (Self Help Piece)

When life gets overwhelming, it feels like you’re snowed under with tasks, the mundane routines we so often get stuck in and the feelings and emotion that can infiltrate our mind and bodies. The mist sets in, the haze starts to descend and before we know it we’re driving down a foggy highway with no… Continue reading The Haze (Self Help Piece)

Opinion

The Generation of Instant Gratification

A generation not used to waiting leads to unsettled and anxious hearts. When presents were reserved for birthdays and Christmas, but now if we see something we want we buy it. Because it was there, we had the means, and well, we wanted it. We're hungry, and that delicious Sunday roast that our mothers would… Continue reading The Generation of Instant Gratification

Poetry

The Youth of New Zealand (Poem)

I recently wrote and shared some poetry at a small spoken word gathering (nothing short of terrifying) as it was one of the first poems I've actually ever written. WELL not including primary school and my genius Acrostic Poems about Cats. C - Cuddley Creature A - Asleep all the time T - Tickley Fur… Continue reading The Youth of New Zealand (Poem)

Opinion

Somethings Just Don’t Matter

Front and center, it’s your pride and joy for all to see. It’s your picture of an adventurous day or a delicious meal, it’s your video of something funny you captured, it’s an opinion or information you want to share with others and it’s the well formulated response you give when your content gets a… Continue reading Somethings Just Don’t Matter