Inspirational Outlook

American novelist David Vann’s desktop picture is a view from his land in New Zealand. “We rented a place in Taupo Bay in 2009, for nine weeks, and that’s where I wrote the first part of Caribou Island. It was also the last time I slept well or felt really relaxed. I have the view on my desktop to remind myself that this is where I want to be.”


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UK Traveller Draws NZ During Lockdown

UK Traveller Draws NZ During Lockdown

After completing the 3000km Tour Aotearoa bike tour in late February 2020, England-born artist and graphic designer Tom Napper decided to wait out what he thought would be a quick…