By Mana Williams. 5 Minutes It’s true, I’m missing home. The epic feasts put on every Sunday, the coinless washing machines at home, the 8:30 pm movie nights, The Chase playing after work, Dad yelling at the dog to get out of the kitchen. This blog is in regards to shifting away from home and the […]Read More Blog 024 Missing Home
By Mana Williams. 5-7 Minutes Plagued by unimaginative closed sourced business enterprises like Sky Television and Freeview, what does the future hold for Television? This blog chats about the progressive evolution of the TV and where it has come to and also the problems television is causing our generation today. Sky television is a significantly stagnant business, unchanged […]Read More Day 023! TV Today?
By Mana Williams. 7-10 Minutes Today’s chat is about letting you let yourself have a decent sleep in. Who doesn’t love to sleep in? It’s liberating, especially if you have a job or someone is expecting you to be somewhere but you took that extra “ten minutes” (hour) to gain some more sleep hours and […]Read More Day 022. Sleeping in.
By Mana Williams. 10 Minutes The final segment of this trilogy looks at arriving in your new home. It also focuses on the unpacking as well as a lens on what next steps to take and looks at some anxieties that may persist in the process. It wraps up some of the blanket assumptions we […]Read More Day 021. Shifting – Part Three.
By Mana Williams 7-10 Minutes In this segment, I want to look at the period before shifting, and no I’m not referring to the procrastination stage. But the time when you say goodbye to your loved ones and social groups. Beyond the normal routine where the guard comes down for a brief moment. Do you […]Read More Day 020! Shifting – Part Two.
By Mana Williams. 8-10 Minutes Please Note: This one’s a dense one. I tried my best to condense each section but there is much to be said here. In my earlier blog about living in Blenheim, I began to discuss the wider aspects such as what the people are like, what the schools have to […]Read More Day 019 ! What it’s like to live in Blenheim – Part Two
By Mana Williams. 13-15 Minutes In three segments I want to explain the process of shifting. The first discusses packing up and leaving behind luggage associated with relationships. The second part focuses on a lens which looks into the transitioning process of leaving. The third looks at arriving somewhere completely new, and the connections you […]Read More Day 018. Shifting – Part One.
By Mana Williams. 8 Minutes With keyboard warriors attacking money loving economists about ethics. Environmentalists battling it out against businessmen with profit margins. Today we have more stuff than we had yesterday! So why is everyone a politician now? Politics are a non-violent version of catching someone outside, without all the rough stuff. Just words […]Read More Day 017. Why Is Everyone A Politician Now?
By Mana Williams. 12-15 Minutes With 79 % of New Zealand’s wine produced in Marlborough, a plethora of bays to visit in the coves of the Sounds, a tiny population, and a bustling little town, Blenheim is really well situated. But this is a blog of truth. Having lived in this small community for over […]Read More Day 016! What is it like living in Blenheim?
By Mana Williams. 2-3 Minutes Every once in a while it’s not uncommon for me to take on a new challenge. Something that at times makes me really struggle but equally is really rewarding. This blog has been designed to express how I feel about certain topics like family, politics, the economy, relationships and general […]Read More Let’s talk.