On a beautiful sunny level 1 Saturday, people are out spending time together.
1, 2, 3 Entering, Here, Gone. Settling back into office life has been a very fulfilling experience. The chore of earning our keep made so much enjoyable when you stand shoulder to shoulder (metaphorical but with ample social distancing) with friends and colleagues. Seeing others working together with me helps me enjoy my work more [...]
This spring morning was darker than others. It feels like a nice day to laze in bed and snuggle up with a good book and a hot cup of tea. It's not cold but it's just cool enough to be really pleasant. But I'm off to work this morning. A good yoga practice this morning [...]
We came out of our second round of Covid lockdown a few days earlier on Wednesday night. Tomorrow is the start of a full week back work at level 1 in Auckland, New Zealand. In preparation, I cycled into work to drop off a week's supply of breakfast food and snacks. While at work, I [...]
I've been trialling Capture One for the past week trying to see if it is a good alternative to Lightroom. The way I shoot now requires me to try and get it right in camera with straight out of camera jpegs rather than processing raw files after the shoot. While I enjoy processing raw files, [...]
I can easily attribute how I'm feeling about work to the impact of working from home due to Covid. However, that would be an easy cop out. I've been feeling unhappy at work for sometime now. I can't blame a global pandemic for my disappointment with work and my desire to just throw in the [...]
Social media is sometimes portrayed as evil. A place for people to seek the approval of the world or lose themselves in the lives of others. However, it is can also be a place to learn, be inspired and maybe, contribute to the general pool of positivity. In this world of social media, I have [...]
From the yellow of the ferry building to the black and whites of Devonport.
Working from home can be a liberating time. Some people relish the focus that working without the disturbance of colleagues. To mix things up, I'm catching up with my team one on one, giving us a chance to step away from the office to get some fresh air and a good feed. Today is a [...]
In my early 20’s and 30’s it was easy to live life large. As time goes by, I realised that I am at my best when I pay attention to my mental and physical well being. It took time to discover the approach that works best for me. Initially yoga was the easiest introduction to [...]