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Blue Balls: Destroying my body so you don’t have to.

This is probably the first time ever I’ve made a commitment to lose weight. Trials and tribulations ensues as I traverse the dark canyons of Mordor to obtain washboard abs. Read about my story.

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Nicole and Aaron Wedding

Getting married. T-minus 3months.

Man, it’s been a while hasn’t it… Sorry for the big hiatus ladies and gentlemen. I’ve been busy planning my wedding… Scratch that, I’ve been busy watching my fiance plan our wedding. Yes, I probably should be helping out a bit more but since my sense of style is something of an enigma I have… Continue reading Getting married. T-minus 3months.

Finance · Property

Is Property Investment Suicide: Part 2

“Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. – Warren Buffet I recently had a conversation with a friend about their investment property. It was the usual exchange up until we started talking about capital gains. “Jim just used his $200k property gain to buy himself a new boat!” I heard him exclaim.… Continue reading Is Property Investment Suicide: Part 2

Finance

Is Property Investment Suicide? Part 1

We’ve all seen the affects real estate has had on our respective economy. With Western economies becoming increasingly reliant on real estate, its becoming all too true that the only thing left of value in this western world is the land that we own. I recently revisited the idea of buying into real estate after… Continue reading Is Property Investment Suicide? Part 1

Experiences · NZ Wineries

Experience NZ: Waiheke’s Stonyridge Winery

Last blog I went on to explain, in general, what there was to do on Waiheke aside from going to the winery but lets not kid around, wines are the main attraction. The tour we went on was Taste of Waiheke which was a REALLY amazing tour (and very expensive – but definitely worth it). We… Continue reading Experience NZ: Waiheke’s Stonyridge Winery

Experiences

Experience NZ: Pararaha Valley Tramp

Shout out to the Mauger Family for taking me on this epic tramp. Imagine you’re back in time before the time of British settlers. You’re an indigenous person maneuvering past trees, foliage and marsh; following the stream in hopes it will lead you to your next adventure. You traverse the dangerous foothills and fallen logs,… Continue reading Experience NZ: Pararaha Valley Tramp