Open for Inspiration

I have posted before on the value of keeping one’s mind open to inspiration. A random event recently reminded me how inspiration comes at every scale. Ever got hot and needed to wrap your top around your waist because you don’t want to carry it in your hands? Ever had it slip off your waistContinue reading “Open for Inspiration”

Manifest inflation

This week three things that I read and heard have been coalescing in my brain: Small pieces of gib board can be sold for the former price of whole sheets, or more. Inflation has hit a 30 year high in New Zealand, at just under 7%. ‘Manifesting’ is a very popular trend where people ferventlyContinue reading “Manifest inflation”

Inflation & interest rates

It was time to pull out my crystal ball to contemplate the future of interest rates and inflation in New Zealand. I actually pulled it out a few times in the last 2 months, and meant to document my prediction of interest rate rises by the end of the year, but more other interesting thingsContinue reading “Inflation & interest rates”

Money machines

There is no doubt that New Zealand, and all countries, are going to increase the amount of public debt they hold because governments are borrowing heavily to pay money to those who are not earning, or whose businesses cannot function, during lockdown to slow the spread of COVID-19. Debt has always seemed to me toContinue reading “Money machines”