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My frantic weekend in Wellington was topped off rather nicely last night at the ceremony for the Cherry Raymond award. I flew back from my Big Scholarship Interview yesterday morning, whizzed home, and even managed to have a nap before getting my glad rags on. It was amazing to meet all the lovely ladies of [...]

On a roll (sort of)

Some great news this week! The Zonta Club of Auckland have selected me as the 2009 recipient of the Cherry Raymond award. Worth $2,000, the award is named for the late journalist and women’s issues commentator – which is a nice coincidence. I’m really proud and honoured to be selected. The same day I also [...]

Eleven months to go!

September has crept up on me, and that means it’s now under a year until international ori for the class of 2011 starts at Columbia.  Not much has been happening since my last post, but I’ve been beavering away at a number of scholarship applications behind the scenes. Keep your fingers crossed for me! I’ve [...]

This just in: I’m bad at blogging

Sorry for the site and blog neglect – it’s been a busy, internetless time. Setting up a new house, writing (and re-writing and re-writing) my Fulbright application, casual work at Fairfax Sundays and lots more! More links to articles and some more pages are on the way – that’s a promise.

It’s a fundraising thermometer!

It’s a little depressing when you put it like this… But cheers to Rory and Katie MacKinnon who got me stated with their donation from the Cupcake Diaries!

A work in progress….

There’s more on the way, so bear with me while I get my head around this WordPress thing.