I’m Taking a Mini-Retirement… in Upper Hutt!

At the start of this week I announced, I‘m taking the rest of the year off. Tim Ferriss introduces the concept of a mini-retirement in his book ‘Four Hour Work Week’ (aka 4HWW). Here’s the basic idea. “Tim argues that instead of deferring retirement to the end of our careers, we would be happier, more … Read more

2012: The Year We Had a Baby and Started Living the “4-Hour Work Week”

Jacob, 3 days old

Back in 2012 Katie was 26, I was 27 and we had been married for five and a half years. After travelling for 16 months on one way tickets we came back home to good ole Upper Hutt. The previous year we had picked up the Silverspoon (a local restaurant that was about to close) … Read more