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Practice yourself, for heaven’s sake in little things, and then proceed to greater. – Epictetus

winter afternoon

a little bit incredible to be able to step out of an ordinary suburban street straight into a little piece of wild

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Sunday morning

today a new place, a small suburban oasis. so fortunate to have easy access to such incredible natural spaces.

early winter

prostrate manuka, Leptospermum scoparium Sophora molloyi, ‘Dragon’s Gold’

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for tomorrow

emerging

a quiet spot in the sun. sweet moments in time. the most precious of treasure

just keep going

How is it time can seem at once both long and dragging and wildly rushing? Perhaps it is something to do with being stuck in slow motion as the world goes by at… Continue reading

in between

The mornings are chill with the crisp bite of autumn. Still, afternoons are sun and blue sky. The ground grows sear in the long slow bake.

what matters

It is not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. – Henry David Thoreau Sometimes a shift in perspective is all it takes. Where you stand, the tilt of your… Continue reading

a spot in the sun

Mid morning and the air bites with cold still. The sunlight is at once eerily diffuse, harsh and glaring. I avoid stopping, curiosity completely lost to the chill. Step after step, my feet… Continue reading