all my loves are within a wild night

Something silly and awful has happened with my webhost and of course I hadn’t backed up anything – so I’ve lost my last blog post. Just as well I didn’t post more often, I would’ve lost more, right? I can’t remember what I said in it besides the main points, but I will post those photos again once I’m back in New Zealand.

I’m currently sitting at Sydney airport, waiting for the boy to arrive. There was only one seat left for the sale price I got my ticket at, so I have to wait a couple of hours for him to join me. We’ve got a super exciting couple of weeks ahead of us, and I can’t wait to see Amanda again in a couple of nights! I first mentioned the trip mooonths ago, and now the day is finally upon us. In two sleeps’ time I will see my favourite band who I have loved and wanted to see for literally half my life! The icing on the cake with the Yeah Yeah Yeahs is that my sister has kindly pre-ordered their new LP (due out in April), for my birthday in May. I believe that she managed to order it in time for me to get one of the 1000 signed lithographs that comes in the bundle. Wheeee! I’m such a fangirl lunatic right now.

We’re only in Sydney until Friday and then we’ll be in Melbourne until the 4th of February – going along to Big Day Out (yes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs again!) and Laneway Festival – so time is precious. Please feel free to email me any recommendations/tips for anything in these two cities. Whilst I will easily be crossing off the big “main things” and definitely be doing the art galleries and museums, I will be eternally grateful for anyone who recommends amazing restaurants/bars or events that are happening which only locals are aware of.

Main things from the last post that disappeared into cyberspace’s black hole:

  1. New York was amazing. The bands I saw and the things I did and ate and photographed and, and, and – I will post about it all once I’m back in NZ!
  2. I got into law school. So I, umm, made my life harder as usual, by enrolling in something that’s equivalent to about 150-170% of a “full time workload”. Jazz and law. Law and jazz. They just don’t really want to like each other. It’s going to be hell, but I want it.


  1. Cindy January 20, 2013

    I’m so jealous of your trip, as I’ve said! And YYYs — you’ll have to tell me all about it. And asjkdlf;a a signed copy?! Now I’m seriously just dying of envy.

    And of course, many congrats for getting into law school! That’s amazing — you’re amazing!

  2. Amanda January 21, 2013

    Can’t wait to see you on Wednesday xx

  3. Stephanie January 23, 2013

    Dude, I hope that this trip is awesome! It sounds awesome, and you and Georgie’s post keep telling me that I should go to more concerts, especially given where I live too!

    I can’t wait to see your pictures and stalk where you went! :P

  4. Michael January 27, 2013

    I want to go to Sydney so bad!

    I hope you’re enjoying it!

  5. Manda January 28, 2013

    Congrats about law school! That’s so awesome. :D

    I’m jealous of your trip, too! I’ve never been to Australia’s east coast and have always wanted to go. Take me with you next time? ;)


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