Writing Tangents

July 6, 2018

I recently had the privilege of exploring the Tasman Glacier in Mt Cook National Park and the icebergs scattered along its terminal lake via jet boat with the company, Glacier Explorers. It was the first time in a while that me and Jake were able to play tourists in this national park that is currently home.

Our tour began on the jetty docked alongside the smooth, milky waters that is the Tasman Lake. We learned that this milky...

January 5, 2018

Living away from your close-knit friendship group can be really hard (next level FOMO). In my opinion, it’s one of the hardest parts about living abroad – seeing your group continue to have fun and become closer without you. You’re now the one they have to explain inside jokes to and they’re growing and living new life experiences together, like marriage and having kids. Not that you’re in to that kind of stuff…but still, you’...

October 4, 2017

I am in no way near where I thought I would be at this point in my 28th year of life. I’m not sure what I expected, but where I am now is completely unexpected.

I suppose I imagined I’d be working a glamourous, big-city life in a corporate job, looking the part, meeting colleagues at the local, trendy café for our weekly meetings, and attending guest list only, industry events by night (superficial much?). I haven’t thought abo...

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You know the moments in time when you find yourself standing in front of somewhere unbelievably beautiful and think "how can this possibly be real"? Well, this is about those moments; those connections with nature, people, and food as experienced by me, Amanda.


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