Mark: Have you done your visa application?
Mark: Have you had your visa photos taken?
Mark: Have you got the reference number for your visa?
Mark: What have you been doing?
Me: I don’t know.
I’ve been rather quiet on the blog. This has been for a number of reasons. Some are technical (I’ve moved to a new web host…blah blah yawn) but also, we’ve slowed our travelling right down.
For the past 3 months I’ve been in countries I’m familiar with (Australia and New Zealand) as well as staying with family. I don’t quite feel I’m ‘travelling’; even though I am. It’s been an odd feeling. Sort of familiar, yet unfamiliar at the same time.
Oh yeah….and this has been happening. A lot.
At the moment, we have the incredible good fortune to be staying in a house that belongs to a member of my extended family. It’s a gorgeous place. It’s in a lovely community. It’s a train ride from the city of Wellington, New Zealand, yet right by the sea. There are amazing sunsets and, allegedly, equally stunning sunrises. Every day I can’t believe our good fortune. It’s inspirational. If I was going to be productive, surely it would happen here. Wouldn’t it? Surely. Surely? I have all the time in the world. Continue reading