Monthly Archives: November 2016

27th November – Farmer’s Christmas Parade

Originally, I planned to go to Auckland museum today, but instead remembered a one time event happening in town.  There’s a big Christmas Parade held by Farmers each year, and it’s on this afternoon.  They’re already getting the street ready, … Continue reading

Posted in Diary, New Zealand, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

26th November – Thanksgiving

On Thursday it was Thanksgiving, and American in my room was kind of missing it, so it was decided we’d have one today.  Everyone was making something in order to make sure we had way too much food.  One was … Continue reading

Posted in Diary, New Zealand, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

22nd November – VisionStream

So my last job in 2016 is for VisionStream, and I honestly admit – I’m not entirely sure what they do.  It has something to do with telecommunications but that’s about all I know.  Thankfully, my job doesn’t require me … Continue reading

Posted in Diary, New Zealand, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

20th November – Foodstuffs

I’ve got one last shift with Kraken Crumpets before I leave Auckland.  The big company that runs all the big supermarkets like Pack N Save do a big Christmas event for their workers once a year.  They book out ASB … Continue reading

Posted in Diary, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

19th November – Farewell Trustees

Sadly, despite their best attempts, Trustee Executors has run out of work for me (a victim of my own success, I know), so this is my last week.  I can hardly complain – I’ve gotten five weeks of work out … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

13th November – Rose Festival

My next shift at Kraken is at the Rose Festival in Dove-Meyer Park.  This as far as I can tell, is mostly a big market with live music to encourage people to come and see the flowers within the park.  … Continue reading

Posted in Diary, New Zealand, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

12th November – Scandinavian Christmas Market

I had planned to make it to Waiheke Island this weekend, but get a text from Hamish at Kraken Crumpets.  They have a busy weekend and needs help both Saturday and Sunday.  I’m in no position to say no to … Continue reading

Posted in Diary, New Zealand, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment