Hygge in Homebirth

Hygge in Homebirth

It may be an old concept but the Danish word hygge (pronounced hoogeh) has become much more widely known in the last few years….

Did you hear the Roar?

Did you hear the Roar?

On February 25 and 28th, Aotearoa New Zealand hosted a conference called “Hear the Roar”. This two day experience was part of an exciting…

Rotarota

Rotarota

To experience or witness how the improvisation and creativity of our language structure maintains and evolves.

Words of a grandfather

Words of a grandfather

As I tend to focus on living the days, the chronological aspects of the past disappear quickly but I can say I have been…

Tūāhu

Tūāhu

When the trees begin to shed their leaves and the evening breezes we have become used to bites like a sharp needle after sundown

Rhythms of Marama

Rhythms of Marama

Marama / Moon – a rhythm to set your inner clock to. An interview with Jane Hardwicke Collings

Harakeke boat

Harakeke boat

As summer turns to Autumn the opportunities for seasonal craft is abundant

Cinnamon Bread

Cinnamon Bread

Nothing says Autumn quite like a warm crusty bread, fresh from the oven, dripping with butter. This is a simple recipe for a tasty…

Picking blackberries in Autumn

Picking blackberries in Autumn

Autumn brings a season of ripening, thick tangling bramble vines redolent with sun sweetened blackberries. Nothing more tempting or delightful for little children to…

Healthy gut for a healthy pregnancy.

Healthy gut for a healthy pregnancy.

We have all heard the saying “listen to your gut”. This phrase tends to mean “ listen to your intuition” but  it could just…