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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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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...

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...

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