august break 2014

DAY FOUR – ORANGE The recipe by Nigel Slater “A warm pumpkin scone for a winter’s afternoon” does three things: Makes something tasty Uses up the pumpkin in the fridge Means I have some orange colour to play with for today’s prompt. i have contributed to, and am participating in, susannah’s august break: a month […]

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august break 2014

DAY THREE – WINDOW pretty much every window in our house has a tree view; this is what we see when we sit at the dining table. i love that i can’t see the end of the garden because the trees are so thick (& it’s quite a long way)! i have contributed to, and […]

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august break 2014

DAY TWO – PATTERN Golden sunlight and calm clear waters make for pretty patterns at Palm Beach. i have contributed to, and am participating in, susannah’s august break: a month to take a rest from words and just share photos – no pressure, no rules, just free daily prompts via email with a fun community of […]

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august break 2014

DAY ONE – LUNCH Today’s prompt was lunch but mine wasn’t anything fancy so I’ll tell you about our lovely dinner at Te Whau Vineyard Restaurant. Gorgeously light but creamy chowder with generous chunks of fish + line-caught snapper for me; leek tart with perfectly light & crisp pastry + beef bourgegnon for Nic. Top […]

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change is good

  i love me a roadside stall and find them virtually irresistible! so i’m happy to have an article published over at the food& website today on this very subject. » go take a look

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almost august

this year is flying by for me. does it feel like that for you too? there have been so many changes this year: so many times i’ve second-guessed myself, so many little moments to be savoured and so many things to be grateful for. sometimes i get tired of words. often they don’t seem like […]

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wtsb – skyline

+++ i love donna’s descriptive language… the way i try to imagine my own hands dangling from the cuffs of my jacket like that. [visit words to shoot by for more skyline photographs]

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