a recent inventory

a sight // for five years our little myer lemon tree has struggled to hang on to its blossoms, most of them falling off as soon as there’s a storm. a few months ago i transplanted it into a half wine barrel and it seems to be enjoying its new home. there’s hundreds of buds […]

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the past month

+++ object if there’s one thing that moving cities and countries has taught me, it’s to not be overly sentimental about possessions. objects move in and out of our home like the tides carry flotsam & jetsam to and from the shoreline. this month i’ve been spring cleaning — the pantry, the bedroom — distilling […]

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Sun rising over the sea on wainui beach gisborne - the first land in the world to see the sun rise

seven things to do in gisborne, nz

+++ so where’s gisborne? gisborne is on the east coast of new zealand’s north island. it’s the southern gateway to the east cape and the first place land was spotted by captain cook on the endeavour. cook named this place poverty bay after landing in 1769 and having a bit of a run in with […]

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the me of now

a survey of present interests, curiosities, recurring themes … a short list of current fascinations the catalogue of sounds where the ocean meets the frayed and fragile line of land multi-focal contact lenses (life changing) lemon & ginger tea library books steam eye masks

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a recent inventory

a sight // the jug of poppies on the dining table. every morning new buds have broken open, the flowers within unfurled and shining their petaled faces at me. a smell // the log burner, flickering and puffing wood ash into the room as i breathe on to it, willing the wet wood in it […]

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