🪴 What's with the plants?

I've become increasingly more curious about open sourcing knowledge, learning in public, and how working with the garage door up ties into knowledge gardens, digital gardening, and the software development principles of continuous deployment & releasing early.

Through my blog I've begun tackling perfectionism head on, by exploring the idea of not holding onto things for a rainy day, or waiting until they are perfect. By getting ideas out in the world for feedback, sooner rather than later.

Inspired by My blog is a digital garden, not a blog by Joel Hooks, who said:

"Just like plants in the garden I've got posts that are in various stages of growth and nurturing. Some might wither and die, and others (like this one you are reading) will flourish and provide a source of continued for the gardener and folks in community that visit "

Posts now all carry one of the following status:

🌱 Seedling, 🌿 Budding, or 🪴Evergreen

If you'd like to learn more about my transition into more of a digital garden than a blog, check out my Seedlings, Kaizen & Knowledge Gardens post.

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🪴 Evergreen

Exploring the Most Charming Small Towns in New Zealand’s South Island

I was born and raised on the South Island of New Zealand, but it took me until my adult life of traveling the world to come to appreciate how beautiful and unique this island really is. But the more I travelled, the more I heard from people along my way how much they dreamed of …

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How is it December already?

It’s not been the 2020 we wanted, but it’s the 2020 we’ve got – and although it’s been challenging, there’s been a lot of good too. This is what I’d like to focus on, all the good bits that managed to slip through the cracks of a chaotic and strange year.

Aotearoa New Zealand

A to Z of Visiting Aotearoa

This is an encyclopaedia of sorts, an alphabet of things that a local (me!) thinks people should know to better understand not just the tourist sites, but also the culture of this beautiful country.


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