safe passage

a slow glide through the fog, punctuated by ship horns in conversation on ferries devoid of sight. legions of sea birds drifting together on the water, as if they too were temporarily blinded. the apparitions of buildings, appearing and disappearing. and a surprisingly visceral response to this morning’s commute. +++  

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the weekend that was

a list of things i did on the weekend that don’t all correspond with the accompanying photographs. and this is how it goes… i lived on fire for all the things i have yet to see, tangled sheets, the last bottles of cider … mulled and warm. everything reverberated within me even the vacuaming felt […]

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Tiritiri Matangi

ANZAC day this year, Nic, Nod, Jordan and I took a ferry to Tiritiri Matangi (which means”looking to the wind” or “wind tossing about”). some of New Zealand’s most endangered birds in the wild including takahē, kōkako, saddleback/tīeke and hihi/stitchbird can all be seen and heard on this island, making it truly amazing to visit. […]

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tyranny

Tyranny by Ishbel Veitch Oh, the thrust of Words, and their violent importunity – When the night is deep They pry their glow-worm lights under my eyelids And will not let me sleep. Oh, try and be gentle, Words, and do not torment me As you come in hordes, Using against the brain that seeks […]

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