a could do list for a wet sunday

+++ bake a cake – specifically the semolina cake from salt & time: recipes from a russian kitchen, by alissa timoshkina clean the pantry cupboards work on my new online print shop (sign up to my newsletter for updates) brew a pot of tea and play a board game pack some yummy eats, drive somewhere […]

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photo laundry

+++ it’s saturday morning and the three days of auckland anniversary weekend spread before us, bathed in possibility. we have a couple of plans. well, i have a couple of plans, and nic goes along with them (thankfully). there’s an early(ish) start to head off the island, a car warrant-of-fitness followed by an impromptu stop […]

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meditations on light

it’s christmas morning. there’s a tray of freshly risen croissants baking in the oven, nic’s mum is out for a walk and i’m vacuaming white kanuka blossoms off the floor. all to no avail as fresh dustings of blossom snow on the floor with each puff of wind through the open door. i light white […]

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vignettes

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness. – John Steinbeck It’s cold enough to light the fire when we get home on Friday night, but there’s no kindling. We fix that later in the weekend, but for now I make do with newspaper and a blowtorch […]

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