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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...

Work in Progress: Ramble On

Walking is New Zealand’s favourite sport – and it does wonders for my physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health, so...

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...

100 Days Project Update

I realised today how long it’s been since I wrote a blog post – and also how long it’s been...

On artist dates and daily habits

I was introduced to the idea of an artist date from Julia Cameron, who wrote The Artist’s Way.  Spending a...

Be the teacup

I often listen to podcasts when I’m walking (for running I need something with more energy though!), and I recently...

It’s okay to enjoy your work

Over the weekend I caught up with Chris, the man behind Criss-Fit (follow him on Facebook or Instagram). He recently...

New Zine & Day 1 of the 100 Days Project (Nature Journaling)

Today is day one of the 100 Days Project, and mine is nature journaling. You can follow my progress on...

The awesomeness that was the Hamilton Zinefest 2017

The first zinefest I ever attended was the 2016 Hamilton Zinefest, so it was great to be back at this...

Two weeks in – Auckland (half) Marathon Training

For those of you who don’t know, I’ve signed up to the Auckland Marathon as a ‘Charity Hero’, to raise...

Serving others by serving yourself

On Sunday, I wrote a post about enjoying the journey, not just the end goal (which you can read here)....