Life in Shaky Times

I have been feeling quite numb all week. Not really sure how to process what has happened. Writing seems to help, so here goes. Brain dump… In the early hours of Monday morning 14 November 2016, much of New Zealand was shaken awake by a prolonged and violent earthquake, absolutely devastating a large portion of…

Christchurch and the Earthquakes

Back in September 2010 – nearly four years ago now, at around 4.30am on a Saturday morning, a large 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Christchurch. I was fast asleep at the time, and can only describe the experience as terrifying. The sound is like a freight train rumble roaring towards your house, then everything starts to…