He tells how mindfulness and homeware help him embrace the everyday.
“I split my time between my place and the home of my girlfriend Nadya France-White, who runs Wellington boutique ENA and also lives in Mt Vic, in a classic old villa with a magic view of the harbour. I love this area most when I can leave Precinct 35 at 5pm, head to Moore Wilson’s to grab some bits for dinner, then make it out for a quick run through the trees before settling in for something delicious by candlelight.
To me, living thoughtfully means doing even simple tasks with purpose. Making the bed, brewing coffee… not being distracted while doing them can be really rewarding and a nice way to get out of your head for a moment.
It’s hard to say what guides my homeware purchases because not all are the same. Sometimes, nothing beats buying on impulse, but at the same time you want things to be purpose-driven. Some people find it easy to justify not buying homeware when they don’t own their home, and I’m always quite surprised by that. Tailoring your spaces, whether you own them or not, is a wonderful feeling worth embracing.”