Category Archives: The Lord of the Rings

The Untold Tale

The Heart of a Burglar Hobbit Officially, this story never happened. I have to say that because the actions related herein are of questionable legality and because I would hate to someday be barred from following one dream as a … Continue reading

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Adventures in Wonderland Wellington

Either my luck is even more backwards than I thought, or the weather spirits have a sick sense of humor. Or both. My first night in Wellington, they had their worst storm in 80 years. Rainy bullets flew from the … Continue reading

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Ponies in Paradise

For our last weekend before the final exam period, my friends and I decided to have one last soiree in Queenstown. I knew this trip was meant to be because The Great Gatsby was opening in theatres (methinks half the … Continue reading

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Wellington Woes and “Whoa!”s

Our ten-hour road trip to the northern point of the South Island was characterized by a series of wonderful misadventures. We discovered that one road was closed, meaning that we were forced to take a detour that added two hours … Continue reading

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Media Survival Kit: New Zealand Edition

My film-and-media-major heart has led to me to pick out some of the best, most integral apps, movies, shows, and books that are somehow connected to my time in New Zealand and/or are of importance in New Zealand culture (an … Continue reading

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The Tagalong Trampers

When some of my friends asked if I would like to go tramping with them, my first response was, “Excuse me?!” Tramping: the Kiwi way of saying hiking, because Kiwis like to have fun with words. My second response was, … Continue reading

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New Zealand Playlist

Here follows a playlist to which you can listen whilst pretending that you are in the sheep-infested land of the south. I’ve included songs that are played often on radio stations, created by Kiwi artists, and/or simply – in my … Continue reading

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