Life at No.22, New Zealand, Road Trips

Have you stayed in a Haunted Hotel?

Recently we had the experience of staying in a place that was once a grand 19th-century hotel.  Which sits proudly on a hilltop overlooking the Waitomo Caves. It does sound very posh doesn't it, well, as it so happens the Queen's head once lay on a fluffed up pillow on the first floor, during late… Continue reading Have you stayed in a Haunted Hotel?

Life at No.22, Walks

An Architectural Experience in NZ

Most of us automatically start thinking cathedrals, usually on a grand scale or the visual eye-catcher of a modern museum when architectural design is mentioned.   Let me be honest, I took for granted we would have many more years together to reexplore Architectural Wonders of the World while housesitting.  Then I thought does Architecture have… Continue reading An Architectural Experience in NZ

Life at No.22, Musings

Have you heard of Frocks on Bikes?

For me, it has been a recent discovery and a pleasant discovery I might add. Having a flow-on effect, with motivation to clean up my bike that has been sitting in our apartment block shed for quite a few months.  Very neglected though still loved just not very often during the colder months. I have… Continue reading Have you heard of Frocks on Bikes?

Life at No.22, New Zealand, Road Trips

Follow the Golden Weather to Takaka

There is another place aside from the Bay of Plenty where the sunshine hours are plentiful with brown sugar coloured sand beaches.  Which makes this a hotspot for most visitors and locals heading to the Nelson area in Aotearoa.   If you have a steadfast soul and are a lover of walks, you get to discover… Continue reading Follow the Golden Weather to Takaka