a list of new zealand-based makers. volume one – botanicals

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.

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a space for scraps

home entertainment scraps i don’t remember the last time i did a whole jigsaw puzzle … probably in my 20’s. there’s so many amazing ones available now & i’ve got my eye on this floret farm’s cut flower garden 500 piece puzzle + this 500 piece frida kahlo pick me up puzzle (no longer available) […]

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A Year of Books. By Leonie Wise

my year of books (2017)

Last year I decided I would buy one book a month that was related to creativity in some way. I was feeling desperately uncreative in and of myself and wanted to find books that would fuel my imagination and (re)ignite my passion for creating. Pretty heavy ask of a dozen books now isn’t it?!? I […]

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days of rain

For a few days it was raining in Barcelona. Pouring down. When it rains a whole other world takes over. The people rush inside the houses. Hide under their umbrellas. Hide until it stops. The water ponds grow and grow. I went down the street. Had the street by my self. Breathing in fresh air. […]

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faith

“i want to write about faith” i hear your earnest words repeatedly in my mind… burrowing into the hardened parts of me – reminding me of an urgent conversation we are destined to have, as soon as i stop and allow it to happen. this day is my heart: beating in time with yours; where […]

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