Going LOCAL: Lake Waikaremoana

Kia ora koutou e hoa mā, (Hello my friends!) I'm currently trying to plan a hike around Lake Waikaremoana, which is one of the Great Walks of Aotearoa, with my sister. It's a four-day long tramp around the lake, which is on the East Coast of NZ's North Island, slap bang in the middle of the … Continue reading Going LOCAL: Lake Waikaremoana

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2015: Year in Revue

2015 has been a year of changes in some areas of my life, as well as stagnation in others. My partner and I became vegans (who slip up a lot), and found that whether you like it or not, this becomes a big part of your identity and is something everyone has an opinion on. … Continue reading 2015: Year in Revue

Cupcakes & Community: Why the World Needs Social Enterprises

If you’ve ever taken a sociology paper or know anything at all about consumerism, you will know that its effects are pretty awful. The consumerist mentality has us producing more, buying more, and throwing away more. Essentially, it encourages a non-stop downwards spiral towards exploitation of both people and the environment. Resources are running out, … Continue reading Cupcakes & Community: Why the World Needs Social Enterprises