So I turn my head away.

Petone Beach Sunset

I hate the sunsets here.
It’s just another day ending in a country I find suffocating.

(photo from January 2008)



  1. merlu · September 14, 2009

    I don't know you at all, I don't remember how I found your blog and I live on the other side of the planet. Yet, there's something about your blog I find so beautiful, simple and refreshing… I always wait for new posts and even the simplest ones touch me somehow. I don't know why I don't comment when I like a photo or when I find a new tattoo amazing, but know that even when you're having a suffocating sunset… some girl in Montreal is reading you at sunrise with a warm cup of tea and a smile on or face.

  2. Sarah-Rose · September 16, 2009

    Oh, Merlu, this is the sweetest comment I've ever received on my little site. Thank you. It made me smile on a very dark day. Thank you.

  3. Kat · September 20, 2009

    It's funny, because sometimes I think about how suffocating it feels to be here with the not-quite-fitting-in and the money problems and the one-person-support, and I miss New Zealand with its simplicity and prettiness and sitting around by Eastbourne.. and I see your blog and think we really should just swap for a bit.xx

  4. Sarah-Rose · September 20, 2009

    Kat – if only immigration issues were that easily solved! Don't worry, New Zealand isn't going

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