New Zealand School System Vs The US. Who Wins?

New Zealand School System Vs The US. Who Wins?

The education system in New Zealand receives an unfair amount of flack.

When we were planning on moving to New Zealand twelve years ago, the school system was one of the things that people always brought up.

“Ohhh… you know schools aren’t that good over there don’t you?”  said the people who had never crossed the Atlantic in their lives. “And apparently, you can’t get decent bacon”.

You know my thoughts on this. Tosh. That’s what.

I’ve had plenty of decent bacon butties in New Zealand.

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7 Things That Scared Us Most About Moving To New Zealand

7 Things That Scared Us Most About Moving To New Zealand

Moving to New Zealand is a BIG scary decision and no matter how much stuff you research on the internet, your fears will never be totally soothed.

Not until you arrive on kiwi soil, learn a bit of New Zealand slang and start getting on with your life.

In this week’s podcast episode Brian and I discuss what we worried about most about leaving the UK to live in New Zealand (& reveal whether those fears were justified).

 

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First Podcast of the Year. Hello 2021

First Podcast of the Year. Hello 2021

Welcome back to the first podcast first of 2021. Broadcasting from our back garden in New Zealand (’cause it’s so blimin’ hot inside!) 

Podcasting From New Zealand

 

 

I’m not going to lie. Creating a podcast episode every week isn’t easy. Maybe if we had a team of guys sorting out this and that it’d be different, but we don’t. It’s just me and Bri. A husband and wife, living in New Zealand.

Every week we chew the fat on life (usually about travel, and New Zealand) and then we share it with the world.

Sounds easy, doesn’t it?

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2020. How Was It For You Darling??

2020. How Was It For You Darling??

The last podcast episode of 2020!

And what a year…because I am a nosey parker who likes to know everything about everyone I thought you might appreciate it if Brian and I opened up and shared with you what 2020 has been like for us.

A husband and wife living with two teenagers down here in New Zealand.

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How to Work From Home And Get Stuff Done

How to Work From Home And Get Stuff Done

It seems as though most of the world is working from home right now, so in this post and podcast, we wanted to share some tips on how to be more productive.

How to get stuff done.

So that you don’t sit in your pyjamas all day, stroking the cat and staring at the countdown timer on the tumble drier.

 

Read The Post & Then Listen To Our Podcast Episode: How to Work From Home and get stuff done.

 

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