Originally posted on Rachel:
We ventured into South City yesterday so that I could have a hair cut. South City is in the CBD just outside the cordoned off area,…
Originally posted on Rachel:
The days are getting noticeably longer again. It seems to change very quickly from light to dark as winter sets in and then from dark to light again as winter … Continue reading Snowdrops in my garden and the Christchurch earthquake
I wonder whether Vinny reads my blog? Vinny, if you’re reading this, I’m about to mock the Guardian for an article they’ve published. Feel free to wade in 🙂 An … Continue reading Winchester “hit” by earthquake
This is my first post on my new blog. I started writing a blog because I didn’t know how else to deal with my anxiety after the Christchurch earthquakes. Writing … Continue reading Up in flames
New Zealand is living up to its namesake – the shaky isles – with a string of earthquakes over the past few days. The biggest was a magnitude 6.5 this … Continue reading More earthquakes for the shaky isles
Ben went to Christchurch for a few days this week and spent some time cycling around and taking photos. This is what he saw.
I went to the dentist this morning. All was fine as it pretty much always is. But that doesn’t stop me from freaking out. What is it about the dentist … Continue reading Dental anxiety
I was enjoying a very happy lunch with a friend of ours today when two pesky earthquakes came along and spoilt it. These are the first earthquakes I’ve felt since … Continue reading OMG, EARTHQUAKE!
I recently listened to an interview on Radio NZ with Chris Goldfinger, professor from Oregon State University, on super-earthquakes. You can listen to it online, but here is the gist of … Continue reading Could New Zealand get a Magnitude 9 earthquake?
Christchurch counted its 11,000th earthquake since September 4th, 2010, today. It has been more than two years since the first Christchurch earthquake of September 4th, 2010. It is almost two years … Continue reading How does Christchurch look today?
I’ve been really happy of late. Ben says, not to worry, I’ll get over it. The strange thing is, I don’t really know why I’m feeling so happy. My relationship … Continue reading Blondes have more fun
I snapped a photograph of this building in central Auckland last week because not only does it look beautiful, but I think it has the most effective earthquake strengthening I’ve … Continue reading Earthquake strengthening, Tourette's and Team Work
It has been just over two years now since we were rudely awoken at 4.35am in the morning of 4th of September 2010 at the start of the Cantberbury earthquake … Continue reading Two years on
I met a woman here this week who moved up from Christchurch following the February 2011 earthquake. Not long before that quake, she and her husband bought an inner-city apartment … Continue reading Paying for air
Elizabeth is such a cutie. I got some good photos of her this week: The news this morning reports of a Mag. 5.2 earthquake in Victoria, Australia. That’s pretty big … Continue reading Gorgeous Elizabeth and quakes
It was announced this week that the Christchurch Cathedral, which was badly damaged in the February 22nd earthquake, is to be demolished. My view on the matter is to adopt … Continue reading Lest we forget…
We were interviewed by a journalist from The Herald this week and there’s a photo of us in the paper today: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/christchurch-earthquake/news/article.cfm?c_id=1502981&objectid=10787401 He was here for an hour talking to … Continue reading One year on
Tomorrow is the 22nd of February, 2012. This marks the one-year anniversary of the Christchurch earthquake that killed more than 180 people. I don’t want to give a definitive number … Continue reading February 22nd, 2011
I was pretty shocked to read in the news this morning that 48% of people outside Christchurch believe the city should be moved. If that’s true, then the number of … Continue reading Should Christchurch be moved?