For its size, Waiheke Island has some really great places to eat. Here’s five of my current favourites, in no particular order. One // The Annex (instagram | facebook). This gorgeous cafe (pictured above) is housed on one of the cutest little buildings on the island. Five years ago, when we moved to the island, […]
+++ this little building in puhoi township was built in 1913 and has been the town’s library since 1923 (polaroid sx-70)
it’s christmas morning. there’s a tray of freshly risen croissants baking in the oven, nic’s mum is out for a walk and i’m vacuaming white kanuka blossoms off the floor. all to no avail as fresh dustings of blossom snow on the floor with each puff of wind through the open door. i light white […]
road-tripping through the USA on our way back to NZ in 2013 we drove the avenue of the giants. i remember saying “wow!” a lot. and loved it so much that we stayed in a campground in the Humbolt Redwoods state park, and drove the avenue again the next day.
along with 17 other new zealand travel bloggers, i was invited to contribute my top picks for travel for 2015 – 1 local, 1 international. international was easy: tokyo. All the big city excitement of London, Paris or New York with a total cultural difference thrown in for good measure. It’s an extremely safe city […]
+ slow cooked chipotle brisket is shredded and stuffed into tacos with grated apple + wine is opened, purchased at a wine tasting evening earlier in the week + game of thrones, firelight, two humans and a cat in various configurations on the sofa/ottoman + thunder & lightning. rejoicing over the water tanks filling up […]
self-portrait, yesterday swirling thoughts, little remnants from slumber, waking early, with a head full of to-do’s and what-if’s – all of these things feeding into my current status anxiety. sas wrote beautifully about sacred responsibility recently; about all the tiny choices she made that have got her to where she is now. her eloquence, vulnerability […]