films, philosophy, ramblings

Hand made revolution

On Monday I went along and checked out the documentary, The Handmade Nation, showing at the Paramount. The documentary showed crafters from around America talking about their craft, how they got into it, their philosophy behind it etc.  They showed a bookbinder, glass bead maker, people who handprinted cool music posters, embroiderers, sewers, knitters and… Continue reading Hand made revolution

Our planet, philosophy

Wellington village

Last week a couple of us headed down to Te Papa to the Public Climate Change consultation to see how these things go down and to give our support for 40% by 2020 reductions target. We had no idea what to expect really but when Minister Nick opened things up for discussion one by one people joined the growing… Continue reading Wellington village