Why before you buy – what does our spending say about us?

  Conspicuous Consumption is a marketing term used to describe the buyer habit of spending to acquire luxury goods and services as a means of publicly displaying economic power, status or wealth. Seemingly [...]

On and on it goes – A links list for March

  March makes it abundantly clear that we are cyclical beings. Light and dark, old and new, outspoken at times, quietly reserved in others. Passing this through a more philosophical lens it’s easy to come [...]

The pursuit of eudaimonia – what ancient Greece can teach us about living well

  Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and [...]

Take note – the benefits of daily journal writing practices

“Why is one compelled to write? To set oneself apart, cocooned, rapt in solitude, despite the wants of others. Virginia Woolf had her room. Proust his shuttered windows. Marguerite Duras her muted house. Dylan Thomas [...]

Obscure & delightful – 5 destinations for your next holiday wish list

    1. Fancy life inside a lighthouse? If you’ve ever seen Michael Fassbender in The Light Between Oceans, we know you’ve secretly been harbouring a seed for that dream. Escaping civilisation, keeping [...]

Who, what, when – Podcast links for necessary knowledge in the now

  Starting fresh as we all grab hold of new and improved values for the coming weeks, here is our first 2019 selection of thoughtful podcasts to ignite the parts of your brain where curation, [...]

Capture your roaming – Melbourne’s oldest photo booth

If you’re in Melbourne and want to forgo the iPhone and capture your visit in one swift nostalgic act, good news for you! This year quite a story unfolded surrounding the old Photo Booth that [...]

A considerate christmas: Resisting consumer over-indulgence

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, said Bing Crosby! Here in New Zealand we are so spoilt with summers made up of BBQ’s in the sunshine, long days wearing minimal clothing, and any [...]

Introversion immersion – Weekend links

Entering a season so full to the brim with verbal exchanges, visual stimulation, and the fun but somewhat tiresome onslaught of social events and dinner party small talk, we thought we would kick off this [...]

New Habits.

consider reducing rather than recycling  It’s the early 50’s. Grandma has fewer wrinkles, likes to wear dresses shaped like wedding cakes, and along with her girlfriends has a new found fascination with the most revolutionary [...]

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