…being on and under the water + kayaking around the bays near the beach closest to home + scouting for overnight campsites for next summer + finishing up with a swim in the (still) gloriously warm and clear water at palm beach
What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness. – John Steinbeck It’s cold enough to light the fire when we get home on Friday night, but there’s no kindling. We fix that later in the weekend, but for now I make do with newspaper and a blowtorch […]
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.
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 […]