Landing back in Auckland I took a big deep breath. Heading away from this place is always good for us but the coming back is the test. The test of how you feel about landing back into this wee town that moves fast and is so so beautiful. Thankfully I was back and raring to go which is useful as what a week! Again! How is it October?! How many !! can I use?!

my Queenstown Life Week in Pictures

Auckland. How I love New Zealand

my Queenstown Life Week in Pictures

Sunset over Mnt Eden

What's on in Auckland

Unity Books

my Queenstown Life Week in Pictures

The Alexandra Blossom Festival got off to a bang and I am in love love love with all the blossom around. There’s so many types it’s hard to stop snapping pictures, but I must as there’s much work eating to be done.

my Queenstown Life Week in Pictures

In bloom. Oh blossom I love you so

I ran ran ran some more this week and headed to a trail I haven’t done in a while New Chums (Arrowtown). Starting by the Arrow river the evening was warm and hilly but sweating it out with your bestie is the greatest way to get back into the week.

On Thursday I was very very lucky to sample some of the delights of Koko Black a new chocolate experience right here in Queenstown. Head to Rees Street RIGHT NOW as you have to see this place to  believe it. Read about my time here




A great topic of conversation on Facebook…..I’ve always wondered about this place


Beautiful luxury at Koko Black


Koko Black…hands off


I want this, but I don’t think my feet will reach the pedals


Sunset porn


My absolute favourite image of the week

qtweek3752my Queenstown LIfe Week

And finally just because I like to have so many projects on the go at once I started a small photography group. Read about our group here. We meet every Thursday at a different time and venue and take pictures. To show Queenstown at it’s different times, to hang out, to show different perspectives of the same picture and to shout about these two awesome photographers raising money for charity. Have a read here. You are welcome to join just email me.


One more awesome thing (are you still awake?) my Secrets of the Chef just keeps growing and growing! Amazing restaurants and cafes from Queenstown and Central all have their delights here. Amisfield is the latest with their lovely whitebait fritters. Have a read and get your chefs hat on here . I know I need a lie down. Tarrah for now!