the idea of 'dreams' has been on my mind a lot recently. whilst scrolling through pinterest one day (pinterest has taken over facebook as my main procrastination outlet... from everything) i saw a photo of somebody's 'dream' jar. this person had written all their dreams down, rolled them up, tied them up with ribbon so that they had made them into little scrolls, and put them into a jar for safe-keeping. although i like to think of myself as a creative of sorts, i wouldn't say i am crafty per se, so the idea of making a physical dream jar isn't overly appealing. instead, i will write out some of my hopes and dreams here in this little space. i may add to this over time, i may just use it as a record of what i hope for the future right here, right now.

01 // to travel - to see, to experience, to feel, and to love many different places and cultures.
02 // to create a space to call home.
03 // to use my photography to help others.
04 // to move overseas for a period of time. hawaii and somewhere in europe are at the top of my list.
05 // to grow fully confident in myself.
06 // to marry, have a family, build a home and grow old with my best friend.
07 // to always remind myself to stop and take in all the little, breathtaking moments.


everything comes in seasons.
everything comes in seasons.
everything. comes. in. seasons.

music on the mind

01 // Listen to the Man - George Ezra
02 // Toulouse - Benny Tipene
03 // The Golden State - City and Colour
04 // Honey Jars - Bryan John Appleby
05 // Little Hands - Inland Sky

what are you listening to right now?

*all listed above are links, with the exception of numero two - benny tipene is a kiwi artist and i couldn't find a link to this song on youtube, but he is on spotify! please check him out, you won't be disappointed.


READING - The Virgin Suicides by Jeffery Eugenides.
EATING - an unhealthy amount of Whittaker's Milk Chocolate.
DRINKING - Barker's Orange Barley & Passionfruit syrup.. I may be slightly obsessed?
WATCHING - The Bachelorette.. guilty. as. charged.
FINISHING - unfinished blog posts.
MASTERING - getting ready in under twenty minutes (an extra half an hour in bed is so worth it!)
LEARNING - to let go, and know that things will work out.
WALKING - carefully over black ice and frost each morning on the way to uni. come on Dunedin.
WEARING - two pairs of tights on a daily basis. Who says dresses are only for summer?!
COOKING - simply. soup, soup and more soup.
WORKING - on finding a part-time job.
LISTENING - to george ezra. and an old-favourite that has got me under it's spell again.. like the dawn - the oh hello's.
PLANNING - adventures to Queenstown in the very near future.
FEELING - uneasy and anxious.
WANTING - more time with mr. gonzales.

*new series inspired by my newest friend, the lovely sam from samantha heather

a snapshot

+ new york, new york
+ hanging on to memories of the big apple
+ trying to appreciate the little things, like the flight of a bird
+ fourth of july!
+ gonzales family drives to aramoana beach
+ always missing timothy
+ baby marco, baby ariana
+ the fog at aramoana was breathtaking
+ some random handsome fella... ;)

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