Matariki, winter solstice, Whiro (the new moon) objects of desire: ceramic bowls, a tidy home, tomatoes on sourdough toast, nordic bakery cinnamon buns home-made pizza dough* paperbacks by Māori authors & locally made photography books, like the incredible work of Sara McIntyre in her recently published work: Observations of a Rural Nurse poem writing during […]
something good that’s come of working from home – seeing these two kererū (native nz wood pigeons) hopping along the fence line outside our window and chasing each other around the property. what’s something good that’s happened for you this week?
unable to venture far from home to places with big skies and sweeping landscapes, i’ve been turning my eyes (and my camera) to the textured landscapes of the trees on our property. every single one of them containing exquisite and intriguing ecosystems far more complicated than i have previously thought to contemplate. hoping your days […]
small details tree textures bringing nature inside j.m.w turner: the ‘skies’ sketchbook creamy scrambled ‘eggy’ tofu wraps for weekday breakfasts
we’re finishing up what is our second week of working from home. in some ways, we notice little difference on our island. the roads near our house were usually quiet – now just a little more so. but people have always walked their dogs and passed by on horseback – now we can just hear […]