Monthly Archives: November 2012

The world premiere of Hobbit

The night before the premiere we watched a news cast of a 500-meter red carpet being unrolled for the premiere and remembered how back in July, when we just got our visas we found  out about the premiere and wondered … Continue reading

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The beginning of the premiere – Niel Flynn sings the theme song and Mike waves to me from across the red carpet (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

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An interview with one of the Hobbit actors taking place right in front of  us (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

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Martin Freeman signs autographs as a promotional jet of Air New Zealand flies overhead (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

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Getting ready for the Hobbit

Seeing as how Wellington is hosting the world premiere of The Hobbit, it has been preparing for the event. New Zealand has temporary been renamed into Middle Earth. There was a Hobbit-themed market in Waitangi Park, where I walked barefoot … Continue reading

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Red Rocks Reserve and seals

There are lots of seal-watching tours around New Zealand, but we decided to organize our own. As Mike said, if we were rich, we would probably be fat as we would be able to afford expensive tours and only travel … Continue reading

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A sunny Wednesday in Wellington

This morning (and last night) I was feeling a bit down – I was missing my family, Sharon the sausage dog – I would happily feed her all my earplugs were she to materialize in front of me, and my … Continue reading

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Our weekend

On Saturday we woke up to the sound of wind and rain beating against our window. We waited a while for the rain to abate and then set of for a walk around the Oriental Bay. It was really windy … Continue reading

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Mike’s university

Today we went to Mike’s university – well, he went and I tagged along as I was curious to see how everything was. Mike needed to sort out his student ID etc and do some other stuff. But first, we … Continue reading

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No pictures today as I’m down with a cold. Mike had his at the beginning of the week and now I`ve succumbed as well. So yesterday while I was still ok I went out by myself for the first time. … Continue reading

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