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 […]
a list of new zealand-based brands. volume one – botanicals
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.
three waiheke ceramic artists to follow
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 […]
Rhian Sheehan’s Auckland concert on Friday for the launch of his new album A Quiet Divide, felt like a 120 minute soundbath. photo by @EdZuccollo, via Rhian Sheehan on twitter +++ We are sitting in the front row… so close we can hear the stage’s floorboards creaking with every shift of a body, and I can […]
my year of books (2017)
Last year I decided I would buy one book a month that was related to creativity in some way. I was feeling desperately uncreative in and of myself and wanted to find books that would fuel my imagination and (re)ignite my passion for creating. Pretty heavy ask of a dozen books now isn’t it?!? I […]