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 […]
date night at a new(ish) eatery in seafood central, auckland fish market, wynyard quarter.
at this time of year, it’s common to find fog wrapping its cool blanket around the islands in the hauraki gulf. it disrupts our commute and makes the trip longer, but it’s beautiful to witness. i make time to lift my head from my book and wander around on the upper deck of the ferry, […]
+++ 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 […]
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 […]