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Posted by Philip Patston on 14 April 2010, 1:17 pm in , , ,

I love LA

"I’m very pleased to call LA home. Little Auckland, that is."

Written for 3news.co.nz | 14 April 2010

Last night I caught up with a friend who is back for a week between travels to Vancouver and London. It reminded me how great it is to live in Auckland. There have been times that I’ve returned from a trip abroad and felt decidedly dissatisfied with the place, itching to be off again. But these days I’m very pleased to call LA home.

Little Auckland, that is. It has everything every big city should have – a few murders, a bit of violence, poverty, pollution and a traffic problem. But what makes it great is that, compared to the likes of the real LA, New York, Vancouver or London, the chance of any of that affecting you directly is far less... continued over at 3news.co.nz

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