postcards from rakiura (stewart island)

rakiura (stewart island) is new zealand’s third-largest island (home to around 400 people). located a 1-hour boat ride across foveaux strait (or a short flight from invercargill). it’s bounded by a 164-kilometre coastline, one with ever changing moods, fringed by rocky coves and fine sandy beaches, surrounded by clusters of small islands. it’s māori name, […]

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vignettes

we are finally absorbed into the ritual and rhythm of the christmas break, a week after finishing work for the year. the previous week’s disbursements of hosting, sanding, painting, refreshing the bones of our garden studio, removing unwanted relics & decluttering that space a necessary prefix to our arriving, here. we have transformed the ways […]

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photograph, made with a polaroid spectra, of street art on a wall in the west village of new york city. the mural is on a cream-coloured brick wall and shows the major streets in the west village area of the city

new york city

march 2010 • we’re staying with our friends marc & kiki in maplewood, new jersey • travelling by train into new york city each day • this, one glorious find, on a wall near the magnolia bakery in the west village • made with a polaroid spectra film camera

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postcards from otago and the catlins

monday, we head to the airport for a flight to dunedin, our third attempt to stay at road’s end cabin, a canopy camping escapes favourite of ours, nestled quietly into a hill, surveying the wilds of brighton beach below. our hosts, paula & nathan have thought of everything giving this little cabin a cosy luxuriousness […]

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