Category Archive: exploring

Signposts

Signposts

While on a walk around the Tokaanu natural thermal area earlier this week, I noticed a plant I had never seen before. It was covered …

 

Letting our light shine

Letting our light shine

I have been secretly looking forward to Christmas even though I haven’t expressed this feeling outwardly in any way. For the first time ever in my …

 

Spirals

Spirals

I am deeply attracted to elegant solutions. I can’t always achieve them myself, but they are always what I aspire to. We don’t have space …

 

Gold in the gutter

Gold in the gutter

Recently I was exposed to a situation where I felt poor. This is utterly ridiculous, because I’m anything but poor. I am a very long way from …

 

Stalking yourself

Stalking yourself

We’re always running away from ourselves. No-one wants to be that goofy kid they used to be. Except perhaps those who were child prodigies, or …

 

Stripes

Stripes

“Hot weather opens the skull of a city, exposing its white brain, and its heart of nerves, which sizzle like the wires inside a lightbulb. …

 

Sea fever

Sea fever

I’ve never been a great swimmer, but I do love being near the water. It’s the edges and margins that attract me, rock pools in …

 

Art in the streets

Art in the streets

Ah, Elizabeth, you’ve left your art folios in the street. I’m unsure whether you’ve abandoned your studies , or these are from last year . I …

 

Feeling flabulous

Feeling flabulous

Some days just leave you with just a little less bounce than you might’ve imagined, or wanted. Maybe the sun isn’t shining as it should/could, maybe …

 

Under African skies

Under African skies

Today was a beautiful sunny day, and the sky was about as blue as it gets. I couldn’t wait to get out of the office …