“Leave it to me” I said flooring it “I’m basically a traffic superhero”. I was bragging – it was a dark, rainy Monday and no one was around anyway.
- What happens in Oamaru
He said “Ask me about my wildest night out”
I did and then “In Oamaru?” My voice rising slightly at the end.
- The Whole Truth
Dear Sophia: I thought he wanted the whole woman, but he was only after a piece. Love, Lilo
She launched into unfaltering Hebrew. In New Plymouth. I was pretty gobsmacked.
All he said was “This was scarier”
I went driving tonight and picked up a really drunk guy in Courtney Place, ground zero for Wellington party culture.
- The Loneliest Uber Driver
I was shaking, but didn’t know why. He was an ideal rider and paid quite a lot of money for that ride. What was my problem?
- Sunday morning
He was blond, blue-eyed, bearded – about thirty maybe – in short, a Pakeha jeebus.
Jacinda tells us to “Be Kind”
Tea Towels, T shirts, Bags, Facebook memes, Cinderella – all exhort us to “Be Kind”
My days without underpants are charting really, really well.
- When Life hands you Niueans you’d best make Tikihi
Mrs. Betty Tasmania’s Tikihi recipe:
- The tap is always on
It’s nuts to launch a website during a global pandemic.
- Once you’re grown up you can’t come back.
“Have fun storming the castle” I yelled, mixing fairy tales.
- 12 Minutes
If you are willing to listen you can learn a lot in 12 minutes.
She is a sexy, blonde, badass West Aucklander and she wanted me to take her husband, who I hadn’t met, to the clinic.
- A love song for Aotearoa
Thank you for calling out to me Aotearoa.
Happy New Year Sophia
I laughed as they waved me through
- The C word
It was Crate Day, the New Zealand holiday – every year held on the first Saturday of December. Participants are encouraged to drink a whole crate of beer.
- Some Character
It was that time of night where you make most of your bad decisions and none of your best.
- A Time Out
“You must think I’m a nut” she said
- A New York Troika
“And what was your most memorable experience in New York?
She’s someone’s Nana, in New Zealand and I’m hearing American propaganda. It is very fucking disturbing.
It was very hot, and a very busy day in UberLand