Earlier Ellie: “Sweet As”

Ellie finds down under dialect quirks and more: “At the Polynesian Spa I soaked in the thermal pools overlooking Lake Rotorua…I don’t know whether it was the ylang ylang, the lavender, the sandalwood or the orange oil, but whatever it was, this was the best massage I have ever had”. As well she watches Lady Knox shoot her load: “It was, as we say in east London, a diamond geyser.” And NZ is rated the “best source of kebabs in the world”, with over 12 sheep to every person, “thet’s en ewful lut uf kibeb”.


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