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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the past month

+++ object if there’s one thing that moving cities and countries has taught me, it’s to not be overly sentimental about possessions. objects move in and out of our home like the tides carry flotsam & jetsam to and from the shoreline. this month i’ve been spring cleaning — the pantry, the bedroom — distilling […]

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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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