Europe 2015 – England

September 4, 2015

A while ago Kai and I wrote an article on dinosaur mobile apps. One of the apps we discovered was an augmented reality app called ‘Dinosaur Island’, which allows users to interact with life sized dinosaurs. Downside of the app: it only works on the Isle of Wight in the UK. I love dinosaurs. I […]

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Europe 2015 – Germany

September 2, 2015

There can’t be a visit to Europe without us spending a few days in Germany. It’s where we grew up and where our families still live. Ober-Mörlen/Bad Nauheim We landed in Frankfurt and as always we stopped with Kai’s parents first. Having breakfast (with Butterhörnchen and Mohnbrötchen) and a shower at their place as soon […]

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Europe 2015 – Singapore

September 1, 2015

In August Kai’s parents celebrated their golden wedding anniversary – they have been married FOR 50 YEARS! Wowsers! When we first started talking about this event with Kai’s mum, it didn’t take us long to make the decision to celebrate this milestone with them. Luckily they weren’t keen on throwing a big party, but were looking […]

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February 1, 2015

A little while ago I read an article on glamping. I’m pretty sure it was in the Good magazine, but I can’t find it anymore. Since then the topic has been picked up by a number of other magazines as well, with NZ House & Garden being the latest one where I saw it featured. If […]

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New backyard

January 19, 2015

  After our bathroom renovations we both said we’d never ever renovate again. Unfortunately that’s not how home ownership works. You have to renovate occasionally to keep the property in a good state, and after all it’s nice to live in a place that’s well maintained and makes you happy. Never underestimate the effect it […]

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Twitter Secret Santa 2014 part 2 – Unwrapping awesomeness

December 20, 2014

People started receiving their Twitter Secret Santa presents on Friday, 19 December. Following the #nzsecretsanta hashtag on Twitter was absolutely amazing. Watching the community unwrap gifts as they were delivered, seeing photos of all the presents that have been bought or crafted to put a smile on the face of a stranger… reading all about […]

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