Mount Moments 03…

10/02/2018 My dreams have morphed into the terrors again. The sleep paralysis that echoed through childhood, teen hood, adulthood. Like ice on my skin, eyes on me, hands on me, my mind trapped in another plane, aware so much of the phantom beings lingering just beyond my reach. One grabs my throat, another creeps up …

Moods, Rhythms, Prose…

Again all of these images are collected over on my Pinterest and Tumblr and what not. I've also featured one of my favourite instagram accounts @gabimulder which you should for sure check out. As well as beautiful summer scenes, she shoots some wistful feminine portraits too.  Embrace that messy head and scribble your art on life. Tongue …

Pieces of: Wanaka

Where was my favourite stop on my South Island trip? This mellow little lakeside town, brimming with young souls, bordered by protective green giants. I love site seeing and all that proper travel stuff but what makes this lifestyle the one for me is the people you meet, doing all that average everyday stuff in …

Recent Reads…

I can't promise there won't be spoilers. The Darkest Part of the Forest - Holly Black Holly Black is a new favourite author. If I hadn't been so overjoyed in discovering 'The Cruel prince' earlier this year, then this stand alone definitely sold me. The central premise revolves, once again, around faerie lore, with a …

Moods, Rhythms, Prose…

Oh, to be the colour yellow. Honey smiled, iridescent thing. A riot of personality. A loud, present, lively disposition. The ambiguity of her! So meek but ferocious, so calm but elated, so subtle but so effervescent. Oh, yellow, she'd be a demanding creature. Would you dare the lightning of an embrace? Or stumble back lest …

Mount Moments 02

  14/01/2018 A uniform - a sentence, an expectation, a decharacterisation. A faltering smile and another "How are you today?" but you don't care much for an answer, another coffee machine with altered basics. But the sun is very real and the sea is very real and the pint Claire hands you is very real, …

Nifty Nooks: Ours

Where: 195 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 311 The Regular: A large soy cappuccino with lots of cinnamon please! Most of the time (ok every time) I'll choose a cake too, my favourite is the raw carrot cake but this raw raspberry cheesecake was canny too. Ours is in the main hub of Mount Maunganui, another …