The Great New Zealand Road Trip

New Zealand Road Trip – Queenstown to Franz Josef (and back) If you live in New Zealand then there is no excuse not to have this particular trip on your Bucket List, for the citizens of the world I’m giving you yet another reason to add New Zealand to your “Countries I must visit before…

The Truth Over Illusion

The awareness of the decisions we make within a moment helps us to seek the truth rather than maintaining an illusion. Seeing something for what it is can be hard rather than choosing to see something as we wish it to be. Whether that be a person or a relationship, an environment, a situation and…

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….

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…

This I Believe

(This piece of writing is based on the book “This I believe” a compilation of expressions of core principles that govern your life. Try writing something like this. A lesson you’ve learnt, the one rule you choose to live by, something you believe so strongly in. This was such a good read, and there’s definitely…