Celebrate, commemorate, remember.
They call it artivism: The PangeaSeed Foundation and the SeaWalls Project transforms my hometown.
“We are our stories. We tell them to stay alive or keep alive those who only live now in the telling.” Niall Williams
As with fog in winter, the sun clears things up.
In which telling the time symbolises the triumph of hope over adversity
Iconic sites and personal stories.
I’m writing this post sitting at my desk at home. I’ve readjusted to the conveniences of modern western life. It was only a few days before I stopped noticing the immense pressure that comes pouring out of my shower at any temperature I choose. And if the weather […]
What better to do on All Souls Day than wander around an ancient pa site?Otatara Pa is on the outskirts of Napier, approximately 13km from the centre of town. It’s one of the largest pa in New Zealand. The site is jointly managed by the Department of Conservation […]
“You know, I once heard that your life is defined by what you do when presented with the need for a Plan-B.” As said to my blogging buddy, Dan, by his driver. If my father was a ghost this is where he’d hang out. It’s the Napier Soundshell […]
Day One : Art Deco To Gumboot Capital of the World. Instead of going troppo we’ve gone over The Annie to the Gumboot Capital of The World. Why? Because we can. Because it’s off the beaten track. And, most importantly, it’s a road like no other. And […]