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Can someone please help me come out of hibernation?

Last year I was out and about every weekend, as well as least two or three nights during the week. I was visiting restaurants, discovering art exhibitions and sitting in the gods at the theatre. Then around came 2014 and I just stopped. I don’t know why I’ve stopped planning and adventuring, but I arrive […]

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Getting crafty
Travel

The Postcards

My parents both turned 60 this year (they first met when they failed science together in high school) and for ages I was stuck for how to celebrate with them. I mean I was across the world, not so easy to plan a party, make a speech or even just hug them on their birthday. […]

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Street art and galleries in London

Something so oh so Kiwi about the Auckland Art Gallery

Y’all know I’m a gallery ghost, so what was a trip home without a visit to the Auckland Art Galley. It may not be as grand or old as some of the European galleries, but somehow walking through those doors just feels like home. The gallery was expanded a few years ago, where they managed […]

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Coffee and food
Street art and galleries in London
Travel

Brick Bay – art and wine in one

I personally think Brick Bay is one of the coolest spots in Kiwi land. It is a vineyard just a little further along the road from Matakana, and not only is it a good spot to drink a few glasses and try one if their cheese boards but it also has a very cool art […]

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Street art and galleries in London
Travel

The Wallace Collection, Auckland’s hidden gallery

My trip to New Zealand wasn’t all about cafes*, I also went to the Wallace Collection. The Wallace collection is a private collection by Sir James Wallace that has been put on display in the beautiful surroundings of the Pah Homestead. Wallace has so far managed to accumulate over 5000 works of art , so it is […]

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Street art and galleries in London
Things to do in London

The perks of being a gallery ghost

Following on from yesterday, let me tell you one of the perks of being a gallery ghost. Because I go to the gallery with no expectations and admittedly only a casual knowledge, there is no stress about the visit. I can guarantee that I will see some art, and if I’m lucky I may even […]

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