How I Survived Voluntary Kidnapping

Ordinarily my posts are fairly short as I generally spend a few hours following monkeys, attending some event, or throwing paint at children before I become dangerously low on caffeine. There is nothing more depraved and unpredictable than a Tim in the midst of caffeine withdrawal.

A multicoloured warzone

Happy Holi:
I awoke to the sound of children laughing outside, soon I would begin to dread that sound, the menace it contained and the deluge it foreheld.

The bottom of the earth

My Trip through Europe complete I flew home to drop off my kid sister and visit family for a few days. A few days full of meetings, driving, and an unpleasant amount of cold, in August. It wasn’t long before I was heading to the airport bound for New Zealand, and happy to be away from Canada!

With memories of sunsets and castles fresh in my mind I couldn’t imagine anything being quite so scenic, Waipu was having no part of it and decided to be sunny and wonderful despite the claims that it is in fact ‘winter’ here.