I am from Wellington New Zealand and while I grew up in Auckland, have lived the past 15 years or so in Wellington - the capital of NZ. While I live in Petone, on the other side of the Wellington harbour I work in the city, which by train is about 10 minutes. I enjoy travelling - meeting new people, exploring places and of course as NZ is such a young country being amazed at the wonderful history in England and Europe. I love France and while I can't speak alot of French I am very keen to try. I like browsing in antique shops, walking in general and wandering around the areas I am visiting and generally soaking up the atmosphere over a coffee or wine! I enjoy cooking and am bit of a foodie I think - I like trying out different foods from other countries so this trip to Lyon is rather special in that respect. I think I must be a kitchen gadget person too as I do like looking around in kitchen shops!! As a owner of my own home, I respect other peoples and will treat it how I would want a guest to treat my house - do unto others as they will to you. I am responsible and like to be organised - making plans is my middle name but I can be spontaneous - with a bit of planning!!