farm dinner at kelmarna gardens with forest restaurant

imagine yourself in the middle of a busy city. there’s a constant hum in the background – air conditioning units keeping office workers cool, jackhammers and roadworks … cars, buses, motorbikes starting and stopping at traffic lights, pedestrian crossings, roundabouts on the way to their destination … planes and helicopters buzzing overhead … people on […]

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what’s your ideal evening?

+++ summer evenings … a swim or a walk on the beach before heading home. time with nic sharing our thoughts over cocktails at a local bar. easy weeknight meals eaten at the dining table. pizza at the beach. playing with milo. working on something creative. listening to the birds outside and watching them drink […]

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the past month

+++ NARRATIVE // you run into a friend you haven’t seen in a while — “what’s been going on with you?” what’s the story you’re currently telling about yourself, to yourself (and to others)? i don’t really like to talk about myself a whole lot, choosing instead to listen to the narratives and updates from […]

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hey, wake up

That feeling weighs heavy. Like we crave for something else. You can’t describe the feeling. But it’s there. It’s real. And it makes you feel a little empty. We take that feeling to work with us. And bring it back home again. Sometimes it even comes on holiday with us. If failure can trap us, […]

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postcards from kapiti island

+++ in terms of places to spend a wedding anniversary, this one was pure magic. yesterday, after packing the car and saying goodbyes to mother, we drove south to paraparaumu where we went through a biosecurity check and hopped on the boat to kapiti island – a predator-free nature reserve. the island has a pretty […]

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