Counting the Cost

number of real disasters:        1

number of simulated disasters (earthquake at Rotorua/ cyclone in Darwin):       2

number of injuries sustained:       1

Tripping over looped chain barrier at gallery cafe in Auckland resulting in having to stuff tissues down my sock to stop dripping blood while admiring art works, and a permanent souvenir scar on my ankle bearing a striking resemblance to the North Island of New Zealand.