Jandals and Jet Planes

Life & Adventures of a Kiwi Family in California

Time Travel : A Note To Our 21 Year Old Children

Last month I wrote 21st letters to the twin tornados (but they're only 5 years old).


Where Four States Meet

Standing in four states of the USA at one time at Four Corners Monument on our Summer Road Trip.

Taking it Easy…

"Well, I'm a standin' on a corner in Winslow, Arizona" quite literally on this summer road trip stop off.

Meo-WOW! Meow Wolf

When George RR Martin turns an old bowling alley in Sante Fe into a mind blowing interactive art exhibition, you definitely go and visit it! And we did.

Kiwi vs Kiwifruit

Kiwi - a New Zealander, a brown fuzzy fruit or a flightless bird? Allow me to explain...

Orange, Orange Everywhere

October in Southern California means ORANGE. Autumn is here (well, the locals call it 'Fall') and everything is PUMPKIN, from the flavour of your latte to decorations on your front door step. Pumpkin patches pop up all around the place.... Continue Reading →

Mary Christmas

Here's a recap of our Elf on the Shelf (Mary Christmas) shenanigans from last year.

Who Should We Support?

We're in search of an American Football (NFL) team to support, so we can immerse ourselves in some local sporting culture. Who should we choose and why?

Two Years On…

It's two years today since we moved from New Zealand to California - here's my thoughts on the last 12 months.

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