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High tea at Lincoln Tea House

 My friends and I discovered a place to have high teas this weekend in Lincoln, which is about 20-30 minutes from Christchurch. The Tea House is in an old restored villa and not only serves delicious high teas but other delicious looking lunches and…


A sad goodbye to the Christchurch Cathedral

Probably the most famous icon of where I currently live is the cathedral that stands in the square in the city centre of Christchurch. It’s image is used just about everywhere, from the city council logo, to snow globes and…


Christchurch One Year On

Today is the one year anniversary of the 6.3 earthquake in Christchurch that took the lives of 185 people and changed the city and the lives of those living there forever. If I’m honest, I woke up apprehensive and…


Cheer Up Christchurch Photography Competition

I recently entered a local photography/video contest. The theme was Cheer Up Christchurch – a post Earthquake theme with no photographs or videos of earthquake damage allowed. I won best photograph for the below image and my prize was a free digital…


One Man and his Wonky Donkey

The Wonky Donkey has been an amazing success both as a song and as a book. But who is Craig Smith? I first saw Craig Smith perform about 3 years ago at the Riccarton Rotary Market where he used…