we remind ourselves how much we have to be grateful for with this island life we have chosen, even though we are already back at work. with daily commutes into the city, we want to intentionally and deliberately savour island life in the remainder of our waking hours. +++ we’ve had friends from overseas visit, […]
+++ things i’m loving on today: that i can work from home during the xmas break lunchtime swims bumblebees sunshine a drying out of all that has been soaked through from heavy rain the past few days fresh peas out of the garden tur-duck-en sausage rolls, made from xmas day leftovers the quiet at our […]
+++ 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 […]
+++ I loaded the Holga with film a while ago and have only recently had it developed. This is one of my favourite frames from the roll of 12
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