i don’t remember how i originally found about about unyoked. probably searching the internet for off-grid cabins or something. originally only available to visit in various parts of australia, they now also have cabins in new zealand, as well as the uk. last november, nic and i headed out to enjoy a few nights surrounded […]
the leaves on certain trees are already sprouting their brightest of bright green shoots, pale pink buds of the first fruits are forming, and the magnolias have had their short and astonishingly beautiful hurrah. the brightness is arriving in the sky earlier and earlier each morning and it has now become appropriate to take long […]
the end of august always seems to perform a kind of seasonal alchemy; taking a dose of the winter dormancy from july and a hint of liminal august lethargy, mixing it with some blue skies and warming sunshine and turning it into a fresh new energy full of potential. things begin blooming and there’s evidence […]
i’ve been trawling through a bunch of digital folders today, cleaning up a bit of a mess i made before i started organising my lightroom files neatly. i’m looking for some photos in particular, which are still proving elusive. but i’ve found some gold in the meantime; like this scan of a polaroid photo i […]
tauhou // silvereye (waxeye) • we get loads of these little birds bouncing around in the trees and foraging for food in our garden
the tui, another nz native, also known as the parson bird because of the white tuft at its throat.