a diary of tiny pleasures

the STUNNING photography of gerrard gethings, specially the bumblebees! revisiting the video of otters holding hands (you know the one, right?) watching kittens sleep with their bodies arranged as if they were made of jelly knowing there’s a MUJI store where i’m travelling to next

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photo laundry

+++ it’s saturday morning and the three days of auckland anniversary weekend spread before us, bathed in possibility. we have a couple of plans. well, i have a couple of plans, and nic goes along with them (thankfully). there’s an early(ish) start to head off the island, a car warrant-of-fitness followed by an impromptu stop […]

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one foot up in heaven

+++ this time last weekend we were on a ferry home from the mainland. we’d risen early on saturday, packed the car with breakfast & overnight supplies and picked Nic’s mother up from the mainland. we drove for 4 hours down to turangi, stopping in at our accommodation for pre-made sandwiches and to drop things […]

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meditations on light

it’s christmas morning. there’s a tray of freshly risen croissants baking in the oven, nic’s mum is out for a walk and i’m vacuaming white kanuka blossoms off the floor. all to no avail as fresh dustings of blossom snow on the floor with each puff of wind through the open door. i light white […]

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