i was at the gym this morning doing a workout and, partway through a gruelling set of tricep dips, the virtual instructor said four words that embedded themselves under my skin. he encouraged us all to “lead with the heart“. i decided, in that moment, that my practise for this year is to embody that […]
+++ there’s a flower farmer on waiheke island who opens her flower shed to the public on saturday mornings. last weekend i bought a bunch of poppies and, over the course of the week, have watched them emerge from their fluffy cocoons into the light. their petals are so beautiful, like scrunched up tissue paper. […]
2020 has been a tough year. but one positive that has come from it has been remembering the power in supporting local businesses. we are shopping more thoughtfully now, doing what we can to keep the lights on for locals. i want to celebrate the makers and artisans, to support the writers and photographers, to help them continue to create such beautiful work.
something good that’s come of working from home – seeing these two kererū (native nz wood pigeons) hopping along the fence line outside our window and chasing each other around the property. what’s something good that’s happened for you this week?
unable to venture far from home to places with big skies and sweeping landscapes, i’ve been turning my eyes (and my camera) to the textured landscapes of the trees on our property. every single one of them containing exquisite and intriguing ecosystems far more complicated than i have previously thought to contemplate. hoping your days […]