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RAMBLE ON

A Celebration of Walking in New Zealand and Around the World

A crossover between a coffee table book and classic non-fiction, this fully illustrated publication celebrates the joy of walking in Aotearoa through fun facts, interviews, personal essays, and hand-lettered quotes.

Find out more about the book and the launch party here.

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calling young writers...

NZ Young Writers' Anthology

The deadline has been extended AND I’m on the lookout for a new title – head over the the NZ Young Writers website to submit your writing and title suggestions!

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On over sharing

Sometimes I’m aware that I say a lot more than many people would about the stuff that I’m struggling with,...

New books on the way (finally!)

Okay I know I’ve been super slack with getting these new editions done, which is for several reasons. One is...

Call for sponsors – Ramble On: A celebration of walking in NZ & around the world

I’m in the final stages of drafting Ramble On, and then I have a long list of illustrations to do –...

Long term thinking and believing in yourself

And following on from Monday’s little rant / big lesson… I was listening to Joanna Penn’s podcast the other day...

Reflections on Hidden Figures – Are you your biggest obstacle?

I finally watched Hidden Figures the other night (yeah I know, about ten years after everybody else). For those of you...

Spending time on creativity

In some ways, everything I do is creative – but in some ways it’s really not. Writing a book, drawing...

Zine Workshop: Eight Page Mini Zine

Last week I went to Waikowhai Intermediate School and did a zine workshop with them. Before I visited, I sent...

SONZA: Spotlight On New Zealand Arts

This is a project dedicated to highlighting creative New Zealanders. Every couple of weeks we feature a kiwi talent who...

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