Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The Fabulous Lux Festival

Had a volunteer shift at the Lux festival and was lucky enough to be given the job of Pom and Pom minder. What a delight it was to follow these characters around, my cheeks hurt from all the laughing. 

The artist Kate Jones walked around with the performers asking children if they'd like to hold the orb and the Poms would snuffle at it making purring noises. It was all rather surreal. The laughter was infectious. I particularly enjoyed watching peoples faces light up when they saw the spectacle of these strange creatures wiggling and giggling.

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Finished up with the Poms at 9pm so had a bit of time to check out the festival so sharing a few photos below. My fave was the cube 803, so clever and beautiful especially when it moved in the wind. 

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Pou Rama

Pou Rama

Mandala by Luke Tearle
More info on the Lux site here.
Cube 803 by Toulouse
More info on the Lux site here
Ngā tautiaki o te waonui a Tāne

The guardians of the great forest of Tāne.

Link to more info Lux site here.


 Edge of the Universe
More info from the Lux site here.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

“The greatest challenge in life is to be our own person and accept that being different is a blessing and not a curse. A person who knows who they are lives a simple life by eliminating from their orbit anything that does not align with his or her overriding purpose, values and inspiration. A person must be selective with their time and energy because both elements of life are limited.” 

― Kilroy J. Oldster.

Thanks to my dear friend Vishwanath for sharing this great quote. 

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Shining cuckoo and grey warbler dawn

It's pretty boring if you're not into birdsong.  I find the cuckoo's call rather haunting.  Still, a lovely way to start the day :)

Friday, May 11, 2018

Pukerua Bay

A few photos from a short time spent at Pukerua Bay just north of Wellington.  It's a lovely spot and I could not help but feel refreshed being there beside the sea.  

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

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Inspirational quotes from true artists to help you overcome a creative rut

Monday, April 2, 2018

A few shots from Waterbourne

Saturday at Waterbourne was a bit of fun.  Lots of awesome jumps from the top kite surfers and a very gusty day for the windsurfers.