Category Archives: living thoughtfully
Over the next 30 days I am going to tell the story of each of the patterns in The New Zealand Collection and I can’t wait to start! Each pattern is a knitted representation or interpretation about something that I … Continue reading
I have created a pattern as a fundraiser for the White Helmets in Aleppo. If you google ‘white helmets’ you will be confronted by screeds of images of ordinary people in deeply traumatising circumstances, doing incredible things. It was these photos, … Continue reading
Eloise has a bright, sunlit studio almost on the beach at Piha. From her front room she creates beautiful illustrations and designs that are influenced by what she sees out of her windows, and the surrounding bush. While I was … Continue reading
A few months ago I mentioned a project that I have spent a year working on. I called it Hands On, and it is a portrait project that focusses on women in New Zealand that make things by hand. Creative … Continue reading
We have kick-started the break with bees. A little hive is now nestled into our garden and thousands of hard-working honey bees are humming around in the sun!
Recently I went through Molly’s clothes and sorted them into piles of Too Small, Too Used, Too Big, etc. Mostly it was not too hard (other than the always bittersweet feeling of getting rid of outgrown things that are not … Continue reading