i’m contemplating the luxury of time. and how i’ve recently been moving through my days based on my own timelines and whims. getting loads done, but in no logically discernible order. i am finding joy in the small quiet places: in the baking of bread, the folding of laundry, plant propagation. embracing the long nights, […]
ngā pukapuka ma te hōtoke (books for the winter) tucking myself up against the wild winter weather that’s rolling over Hahei, compiling a list of books that are perfect for a bit of armchair adventuring on this mercurial afternoon. i am drawn to the wandering, wondering nature of these books — all four tugging me […]
i don’t remember how i originally came across feature shoot, but i signed up for their mailing list, then discovered they do a fun photo swap called the print swap. it’s free to submit work, and $40 per image to participate in the swap if the curators select any of your work. this cost covers […]
2020 has been a tough year. but one positive that has come from it has been remembering the power in supporting local businesses. we are shopping more thoughtfully now, doing what we can to keep the lights on for locals. i want to celebrate the makers and artisans, to support the writers and photographers, to help them continue to create such beautiful work.
i have cupboards full of ceramics collected from my travels around the globe. they make great (if somewhat fragile) souvenirs, each one reminding me of a place we visited. now some of my favourite ceramics are made right here on waiheke island. here’s three locals worth following / supporting: 1 // thea ceramics esther’s work […]