Posts tagged - exploring

Bird Nerd: The Laughing Kookaburra

Posted on October 2nd, 2013

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 “I can’t look at the rocket launch The trophy wives of the astronauts I don’t listen to their words ‘Cause I like birds.” – The Eels Growing up in New Zealand, I was always curious about the kookaburra.  It’s a bird that is only found in Australia, and as such, is often used to characterise […]

Home is Wherever we Roam

Posted on October 1st, 2013

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It’s a strange feeling, being back at one of our ‘homes’ after eight months of travel in a different hemisphere.  Things are the same here, but a little bit different.  It’s the same time of year, but a different season.  Things cost a lot more, people are bigger, they all speak my language (almost).  I […]

A Poem to India

Posted on September 28th, 2013

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We were in India for a month during December/January.  This is a poem I wrote after we left which does quite a good job of summing up how I felt about this crazy, wonderful place.   She swept me up in a whirlwind of dust and spice Wrapped herself around me like all the pashminas […]