Kiwi Housing

I’m spoiled. Terribly spoiled. Spoiled from double glazed windows and walls with proper insulation. I had no idea how bad it is with me until I came here. I grew up in apartment. Yeah, that’s like a box divided into few sections. No garden, no private outside area. We had balcony at least. When I…

Meanwhile in New Zealand

Moving into another country is one big adventure. Everything is slightly or completely different than what you’re used to. You might experience culture shock while getting used to new place. My personal culture shock happened about 8 years ago when I visited New Zealand for the first time. It wasn’t the frightening one, it was…

The box

Moving is exciting, one chapter ends, another begins! Yeah, sure, looking at the bright side is over once boxes get in your way. Where did all that stuff come from? That can’t be all mine… We’re leaving Europe for New Zealand, so if I visualize New Zealand as Australia, we’re leaving one continent for another.…