Safe sex and superheroes

Safe sex isn’t always an easy topic to discuss. But the more we talk about contraception the better, and some experiences are simply too funny – and too painful – not to share…

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Back to back winter

Having chased the snow from France to Queenstown, how does a New Zealand ski season compare?

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How not to do a half-marathon: a guide

As I battled pride over pain for 13 torturous miles, I put together a little guide for anyone wanting to do an endurance race. Take it from me, here’s what you really don’t want to do…

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Friends in high places

I’m sitting in the pilot seat of a $2billion NASA plane, staring at the hundreds of flashing buttons in horror, Dr Chris’s words still hanging in the air. “Just don’t knock anything.” He’d said. Shit. Does he not know how clumsy I am?

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Into the wild

When travelling, one can become obsessed with documenting everything. Get the perfect selfie, the best caption, the most likes. How do you overcome the pressure to constantly market yourself, and capture a moment with your memory rather than a camera? Deep into the Jurassic landscapes of Doubtful Sound, the answer becomes pretty darn clear.

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Heli rafting in New Zealand

If you’d told me this time last week I’d be jumping in a helicopter to go white water rafting in the snow, I’d have thought you mad…

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The Emperor’s New Clothes

When I was a kid, I remember reading a book where an emperor paraded through his city entirely naked. Well…
I had a similar experience today.

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Rosie goes to jail

So last night was my first stay in a prison cell. Yup, with one free night in Christchurch I thought I’d try out the Jailhouse…

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Holey cheap guacamoley

I found an avocado for $3 in Queenstown. And although what I am about to share with you will surely collapse the black market of this shrivelled and shrunken head of a vegetable, you have a right to know my discovery…

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