Month: April 2020

Explore your boundaries with creativity

Life isn’t a support system for art. It’s the other way around. Stephen King I’ve been thinking about this a bit recently. I think it doesn’t really matter what medium we use, but we should put more emphasis on creating art. Imagine if school were to simply create creators rather than obedient workers? I know …

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The problem with living in Japan when NZ is clearly the better option

This quote is so telling: “The best economic response to the virus was always going to be a strong public health response, and that’s why our strategy from the start has been to go hard and go early,” -NZ Finance Minister Grant Robertson. It goes without saying but I am extremely proud to be a …

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Actually

By writing a blog every day, you start to pick up on writing habits that you have. One I found was the word ‘actually’. This word actually has no meaning. I realised that if you take it out of any sentence, the meaning doesn’t actually change. I also try to make things as short as …

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The impetus

When my dad died young, it really made me think about what was important in life, and it had an unprecedented impact on my decision making too. My decisions went from ‘that could be good, I’ll think about trying it’ to ‘if I feel like doing it, I probably should’. And so I did, and …

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