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real journeys NZ ..'the cool gran'

Last week I got flown to Queenstown New Zealand to play the ‘cool gran’ for Real Journeys NZ latest advertising campaign.

If you haven’t been to New Zealand, (like me) you can possibly imagine how beautiful the South island is but believe me

when you're actually there its beyond comprehension how absolutely magnificent it really is.

Mind you, I come from the highlands of Tasmania, which is pretty glorious, but my little mountains just don't really have a patch on

the glory I witnessed down there in the Southland.

I flew in to Queenstown in a slight drizzle, there was a fresh snow dump on the mountains surrounding the town from the night before..as I stepped off the plane

the fresh air literally took my breath away..it made me smile with delight…and I quietly congratulated myself on buying that Gortex coat from Kathmandu..and the Uniqlo thermals i wore underneath.

I love the cold but you need to be warm to enjoy it.

After dropping my bags at the hotel my dear friend Benn Jae (who who was responsible for putting me forward for the gig and the Photographer/Director for the shoot) picked me up to head down town to the

Real Journeys head office to meet the marketing lovelies, Ciara, Christina & Daniella and have a wardrobe fitting with uber talented and ace Makeup Artist/Stylist Stacy Dunn.