i am awake before the sunrise, our motel room already warm, even though we left the doors and windows wide open all night, falling asleep to a lullaby of waves below us. the pohutukawa are blooming and the warm air is already heavy with bees collecting nectar. it’s too warm to sit in bed with […]
+++ there are mornings for saying yes. yes to getting out of bed early – even though it’s chilly out and warm under the covers. yes to filling a thermos with hot coffee, putting a packet of ginger biscuits in my bag, and stuffing my pockets with spare camera batteries and a head torch. yes […]
Maybe happiness didn’t have to be about the big sweeping circumstances, about having everything in your life in place. Maybe it was about stringing together a bunch of small pleasures. – Ann Brashares
+++ down the end of a little dead end road on waiheke is the sea scouts building. set in its own little bay with enticingly clear water and views back towards auckland city, this boat house on the bay feels like something really magical.
stormy weather brings the surfers out to our usually calm waters
red i’m sitting in the ladies loo on the ferry, staring at the red door in front of me. noticing the grey floor with rust-coloured stains and the corrosion on the screws that hold the sink to the wall. my mind drifts back to our travels in the uk – specifically a long weekend on […]
whilst in london i bought a holga diana + plastic lens that fits on my 5d mkii i put it on the camera again a few days ago and remembered how much i love the images it makes. the first photo is of matiatia bay in the morning, before i jumped on the ferry into […]