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The freshest air and water on Earth

Early in 2017 we visited my partner’s parents in Switzerland for 10 days. It’s a really interesting and lovely place. Very expensive, super clean air and water. And no one mows their grass. But the best of Switzerland is where it’s located. We had maybe 5 holidays in one–day trips by car to France, Italy […]

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How To: Work From Home

As more companies honour a healthy work/life balance, and the gig-economy grows, it’s important to understand the ins and outs of working from home. In under three years, I’ve somewhat mastered working from home and it’s only fair I share what I’ve learnt. If you’re a seasoned pro or newbie, it’s possible that I’ve discovered something […]

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Chad Wys (Favourites)

I first discovered Wys’ work on a trendy blog in early 2010. I remember the excitement. I was appreciating art. The sterility and playfulness were something I obsessed over. Never before had art felt so democratised. By no means had this art appeared as overly simple or foolish as those “my 4-year-old could have done […]

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Slim Aarons (favourites)

Originally a photographer for US military magazine “Yank” during World War II, Slim Aarons (1916–2006) defined an era of American modernism through his lens – crafting a career “photographing attractive people doing attractive things in attractive places”. His knack for capturing the sun-dazed glamour and frivolity of the 50s, 60s and 70s is now a standard for top art […]

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Heading home to New Zealand

Luckily, I’ve been back twice to New Zealand in two years of living in the UK. It’s a current favourite hobby of mine – hunting for cheap airfares back home and tracking them over time either manually or with an app like Hopper. This time I returned with my girlfriend and we filmed almost everything […]

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