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Z.R. Southcombe

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Z.R. Southcombe is a writer and artist. She is the author of the wordless picture book What Stars Are Made Of and children’s chapter book The Caretaker of Imagination.

Her books are written for children, but with their wild sense of imagination, rich vocabulary and emotional resonance they are loved by readers of all ages.

A true creative, Z.R. usually has a few creative projects on the go, but no matter what project she is currently working on, Z.R. is usually accompanied by a cup of tea.

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Z.R. Southcombe Freedom. And the licence to think like a child instead of a grown-up. Which is obviously the funner option.
Z.R. Southcombe To read and do your research on writing, but to always trust your gut in the end.
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Photo: Waterfall at Huia

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This was the first photograph I took with actual photography techniques in mind. When I lived in Tāmaki Makaurau I did a lot of tramping, and would often take photos. After a while I naturally wanted to improve my photos and somewhere (probably some photography blog online) I came across the concept I tried here.





The advice was to include something in the foreground at ‘human scale’ t

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