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Hello again, LA

We're back in LA! It's been 7 years since our last visit and little has changed here - but a lot has changed with us. We're different travellers now, we see things differently and I feel so privileged to be able to return to this exciting place. We have a car this time, it's a [...]

By | September 22nd, 2014|America, Travel Blog|0 Comments

Beauty Bliss

Beauty Bliss is a online retail store dedicated to bringing quality, affordable cosmetics and beauty accessories to New Zealand women.

We stock well known brands including L'Oreal Paris and Maybelline, and up and coming indie brands including theBalm, Jeffree Star, and beautyblender.

By | September 5th, 2014|Featured, Projects|Comments Off on Beauty Bliss

I’ve been having a tough time.

I've been having a tough time. 2.5 years ago, Phil and I made the exciting decision to start a family. We'd moved back to New Zealand, bought a house and a dog, and were ready to begin the rest of our lives. I wasn't always sure I wanted kids but I knew I did when [...]

By | September 1st, 2014|Personal|Comments Off on I’ve been having a tough time.

Words from my face

I'm speaking at a few events this year...

By | March 25th, 2014|Business, General Internet, Tech Blog|0 Comments


I'm currently reading Derek Handley's Heart to Start and thought I'd take a beat just to post a photo of an Aristotle quote that I feel will stick with me.

By | March 16th, 2014|Life|0 Comments

What it’s like importing goods with NZ Post

Spoiler alert: It sucks.

Often I purchase stock for Beauty Bliss from suppliers that use a local postal service. Once entering New Zealand, these parcels are passed on to New Zealand Post and then sometimes, depending on the service selected, onto Courier Post.

By | March 11th, 2014|Business, Tech Blog|16 Comments

Tasman Jumper

Tasman Jumper is a migration website aiding Kiwi's in moving to Australia, and Aussies in moving to New Zealand.

By | November 23rd, 2013|Projects|0 Comments

Tokyo in Photos

We've just spent a whirlwind 10 days in the ever-busy Tokyo, Japan. It's been our first visit here and the country has lived up to our expectations with the busy capital city, friendly people, crazy-cute-weirdness, and the delicious food. As with so many of our trips, we're too busy to write about what's going on. [...]

By | September 18th, 2013|Japan, Travel Blog|0 Comments

The best time to plant a tree…

Source: Etsy

By | April 30th, 2013|Life|0 Comments

Forcing my style onto input type=search

I’m currently working on the UI design for system to be used by a big New Zealand Government Department.

By | May 3rd, 2012|Front end development|1 Comment