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Embracing Your Seismic Self: nurturing your inner bowl of Weetbix.

It’s easy to become quite accustomed to not sliding from side to side like an excitable tidal whelk at a 90s dance party. Habit forming even. 739 more words

Surviving an earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand

It’s been a long while since I was in Christchurch and it’s a shame I’m only getting around to writing about it now. I landed on the 21st February 2011, completely jet lagged from a three-flight extravaganza from Kuala Lumpur. 891 more words


Once there were families.....

Recently I travelled to Christchurch, New Zealand on a international study tour for the purposes of studying the Christchurch earthquake that hit the city and surrounds in 2010 and 2011. 806 more words



The Festival of Transitional Architecture or FESTA  lit up the Christchurch CBD night skies on Labour Day holiday weekend.

For the last three years, students of architecture and design have collaborated with other artists, sponsors and the public to create temporary urban spaces, which encourage visitors to them to fully engage with each site. 114 more words


A little about Christchurch:

Christchurch is the 3rd Largest City in New Zealand, with a population of about 350,000. Christchurch is most well-known, recently, due to a series of major earthquakes in 2010 and 2011. 177 more words

Nature is my Medicine

Quake Crane at Sunset, Ferrymead, Christchurch. Winter 2011

Nature Deprivation

I live in a gorgeous old villa in the heart of a port town I love, but it truly is the house of eternal winter. 417 more words


Sculpture: Fault (Brickwork #4)

Brickwork Series:
Brickwork #1Brickwork #2Brickwork #3Brickwork #4

I submitted this fairly rambling and defensive piece as an essay immediately before preparing my final.
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